Pete On the Super Bowl & Other Things



Alan McKendree amck at thenetdr.com
Mon Feb 1 15:53:41 UTC 2010


>>http://www.billboard.com/news/the-who-s-pete-townshend-the-super-bowl-1004063669.story#/news/the-who-s-pete-townshend-the-super-bowl-1004063669.story
>
>It's about the idea that there is a tremendous feeling of fear today 
>about the future and about our responsibility for the future...They 
>look at the future and they don't see any answers, and they don't 
>see very much hope.

This sounds exactly like Pete's worry in the '80s that nuclear war 
would break out at any moment (cf. "I've Known No War").  His fears 
today are equally needless, although they may (hopefully) result in 
some good music.

Cheers,
-- 
Alan
"the average Texan...carries not just a gun but a SHOTGUN."
     --Pete Townshend, 1967



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