Friday, September 3, 2010

I know what it means but ...

When the Who were trying to find their way through auditions for recording labels back in 64..

One of the A&R told them they were a great band but needed to write their own songs..

You just really got to do it. way we walked on… Everybody looked round .. and who’s gonna write ? …And me being an art student.. being able to say long words.. like uh.. perspicacity.. which I heard on the Spike Milligan album.. uhh … was elected to do the job.. and about eight, ten weeks later.. the song I had written “I can’t explain” was number 8 in the chart… it all seem so automatic and easy for me”

PETE TOWNSHEND interview 1974

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