This seems like a good time to catch up here. Last August the Quadrophenia Director’s Cut was done and dusted. I decided then to sign the contract with Harper Collins for my memoirs, picking up a project I put down first in 1998, then again in 2005. I thought I would have an easy ride. I’d already gathered all my archives. That had made it possible to write in a new way about Quadrophenia. I could segue straight into my life story. I had the diaries and papers in front of me. I enjoy writing, I figured for my memoirs all I needed to do was swap a studio for a writing desk, and in six months, I would be finished….
John Entwistle. It’s ten years since his shocking death in Las Vegas. I have to say that this is not a particularly special time for me because I remember John every day. There is always something to trigger a fond memory. What does make the time just after John’s death in 2002 worth remembering and [...]
Photo: Greg Totman The Prince’s Trust is delighted to announce the return of the Rock Gala. Rock royalty will once again collaborate with music’s brightest young stars at the Royal Albert Hall to raise funds for The Trust. An evening of first class entertainment will be provided by a long list of Prince’s [...]
Sixie: Do you see yourself touring solo in the future? P.T.: Iâ€™m 66. I like to look back at when I was young and I worked like a dog so I could put my feet up when I was 66. I may perform some solo shows (I plan to perform a short acoustic set [...]
Oldawg: Nearly 30 years after its release I find Itâ€™s Hard to be very representative (unfortunately) of what is happening in the world today. In particular John’s Dangerous, Eminence Front and Cooks County. How do you feel about Itâ€™s Hard today? P.T.: Itâ€™s Hard is the only record the Who made where the individual [...]