perhaps they're giving us a clue?

Alan McKendree amck at
Fri Jan 22 04:39:05 UTC 2010

> From: "Scott Schrade" <schrade at>
> Date: January 21, 2010 7:05:04 PM CST
> What I wanna know
> is....will Pete smash a guitar?  I know it seems unlikely but he  
> does save
> smashes for special occasions, like their first show in Japan.   
> (Was it
> their *first* show in Japan when he smashed that last one?)
> I mean, this is big.  Their biggest TV audience ever.  Will a  
> guitar get
> crushed?  Or maybe thrown?

I'm saying not a chance.  I forget where I read it, but recently Pete  
was quoted as saying (paraphrased) that the time for smashing) is  
past.  And in any case, I think he would prefer to do it when least  
expected, not most.

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

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