Simon Townshend

Born Oct 10, 1960

Simon Townshend is a British guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is the younger brother of The Who's Pete Townshend, and is most associated with The Who and the various side projects of its original members.

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  • The Who Review: Long Live Rock
    San Francisco Chronicle - Feb 03, 2013
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    Yahoo News - Jul 20, 2012
  • The Who Hit Replay On "Quadrophenia" For New Tour
    Yahoo News - Jul 18, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Simon Townshend.


1960 Birth Born on October 10, 1960.


1996 35 Years Old After starting his own record label and production company, Stir Music, he released several other albums including studio and live performances. He joined The Who as a second guitarist for their Quadrophenia Tour in 1996 and 1997.


2002 41 Years Old He later rejoined the band as a full touring member in 2002 and has played with them on each of their tours since. … Read More
2006 45 Years Old In 2006 Townshend joined the European leg of The Who's tour, playing a support set with Casbah Club as well as performing with The Who (see The Who Tour 2006-2007). … Read More
2009 48 Years Old 1 More Event
On 11 August 2009 Simon joined Pearl Jam onstage at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in London for a performance of "The Real Me" from The Who's Quadrophenia album.


2012 51 Years Old In February 2012, he began his own tour of the UK, in support of his new album "Looking Out, Looking In". … Read More
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