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Entwistle's bass became more of a lead instrument, [15] playing melodies.

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If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. At this time, the group enlisted Richard Cole as a roadie. History Background Pete Townshend attended Ealing Art College pictured in , and his experience there contributed to the Who's career. Their classic line-up consisted of lead singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist and singer Pete Townshend, bass guitarist John Entwistle and drummer Keith Moon. Townshend asked the audience, "Can anyone play the drums? According to biographer Tony Fletcher , Hendrix sounded "so much better than the Who it was embarrassing". Tensions began to emerge as Townshend believed Daltrey just wanted a money-making band and Daltrey thought Townshend's projects were getting pretentious. Talmy saw the group in rehearsals and was impressed. The album went through several names during recording, including Deaf Dumb and Blind Boy and Amazing Journey; Townshend settled on Tommy [96] for the album about the life of a deaf, dumb and blind boy, and his attempt to communicate with others. Problems playing this file? Entwistle contributed " Boris the Spider " and "Whiskey Man" and found a niche role as second songwriter. Moon grew up in Wembley , and had been drumming in bands since They bonded with Moon, [78] who was excited to learn that cherry bombs were legal to purchase in Alabama.

The next single, " My Generation ", followed in October. The resulting detonation threw Moon off his drum riser and his arm was cut by flying cymbal shrapnel.

Immediately on returning to Britain, Daltrey was sacked, [53] but was reinstated on the condition that the group became a democracy without his dominant leadership. Hendrix was also on the bill, and was also going to smash his guitar on stage.

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At this time, the group enlisted Richard Cole as a roadie. Live appearances at Woodstock and the Isle of Wight Festival, along with the live album Live at Leeds, cemented their reputation as a respected rock act.

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Townshend's hair was singed and his left ear left ringing, and a camera and studio monitor were destroyed. David Essex auditioned for the title role, but the band persuaded Daltrey to take it.

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