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Pete Townshend: A Charter Member Of The Who Deals With The Paradoxes In His Life

Jim Sullivan, Boston Globe, The, 26 November 1985

THE SUBJECT IS drug abuse — heroin, cocaine and alcohol — and the speaker is Pete Townshend, former lead guitarist of The Who. Townshend, 40, has been a pop star for two decades. He's one of the most politically conscious songwriters of the rock era, and is one of rock's most illuminating critic/participants. He's also a man who's had considerable experience with drugs.

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