Gregory Weinkauf: Long Live Rock! A Beatle, a Stone and an Animal Salute The Who's Pete Townshend (VIDEO)
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Three syllables, and your synapses are already tingling, aren't they?
To know Pete Townshend a little (say, hearing "Let My Love Open the Door" on the radio) is to love him. And to know Pete Townshend a lot (as guitarist, singer, rocker, lyricist, poet, author, producer, philanthropist and, objectively-speaking, visionary) is to love him even more. But let us also consider Pete Townshend the brilliant technical innovator.
This was precisely the focal point at this year's 28th Annual TEC Awards (Technical Excellence and Creativity), at which Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Kennedy Center Honoree Mr. Townshend found himself the recipient of the 22nd Annual Les Paul Award -- a major honor celebrating "individuals or institutions that have set the highest standards of excellence in the creative application of audio technology."
The gala event brightened a rainy night in Anaheim, where the legendary figure and co-founder of the best-named rock band e
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