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missaudreyjl The very talented #PeteTownshend of #TheWho I got to meet him. So lovely, he got out his car to sign a few autographs. He signed my #StGeorge Flag. 4h

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samuraimods #TheEalingClub will forever be remembered as the birthplace of #BritishRhythmandBlues and #theRollingStones.

http://www.ealingclub.com/ealing-club-whats-it-about/

The opening of the Ealing Blues Club by #AlexisKorner and #CyrilDavies in March 1962, is generally regarded as the pivotal moment when British Blues developed its own identity. British musicians played the blues and were given an opportunity to see other British artists playing the music for the first time. Prior to this date the growing interest in the Blues had been fostered by Jazz musicians, such as #ChrisBarber who had brought some of the leading Black American artists to the U.K. for the first time.

By the end of 1962, the club had overseen the creation of the Rolling Stones who were brought together by Alexis Korner and played there over 20 times. #EricClapton, #RodStewart and #PeteTownshend played Ealing, as did many other members of future bands that would later take the rawer sound of ROCK to the world.

The Ealing Club and #BluesIncorporated led directly to the early 1960’s British Rhythm and Blues Boom, which created the more intense sounds that were to influence so many. This included the Beatles, who had already opened the gates in the U.S. for the next wave of British bands. Groups such as the Rolling Stones, #Cream, #TheWho, #ManfredMann, #TheYardbirds, #JohnMayall, #ThePrettyThings, #FleetwoodMac, #TheAnimals and #Free, to name but a few, all participated or were heavily influenced by the scene generated by the Ealing Club.

British Rhythm and Blues would soon spread to other London venues notably #theCrawdaddy, #EelPieIsland, #TheFlamingo and #theMarquee. Here in Ealing the foundations for this movement were already set in stone. Ealing resident Pete Townshend would develop feedback on his guitars at the first Who gigs at the Oldfield hotel (Greenford). He practiced his auto-destructive art on the Marshall speakers sourced locally in the first Marshall shop in Hanwell.

His inspiration for destruction of guitars and amplifiers came from art classes attended at Ealing art school, where subsequent students would also include Ronnie Wood, David Bowie and Freddie Mercury.
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la_la_la_fries These are my random sht drawings during my working days as a graphic artist in a Japanese gaming company. Man, I can't explain how I feel when I get to lay my hands on my officemate's Copic multiliners.
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#anime #sketch #doodle #copic #petetownshend #thewho #lifehouse #egg #drawing #boredom #bored #boredaf
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madzgnrxx Starting layout to the inside cover of my new journal #keithrichards #rogerwaters #petetownshend #davidbowie #jimihendrix #pinkfloyd 10h

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uni_yigilgin Просто очередные веселушки у Ху...
#thewho#petetownshend#rogerdaltrey#keithmoon#funny#gif#gifshare
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nickvparis I miss England. I was born in Manchester and lived there from 1970 until 1987. UK street style and youth sub cultures were part of life as a teenager at school, walking into the town centre, catching the bus or going to the football game on Saturday afternoon. Mods, Punks, Teds, New Romantics, Skins, Soul Boy casuals. Everything was sharp in detail, music defined attitude, such fascinating times. Definitely something I miss still today.
Photo by #janettebeckman from #madeintheuk #themusicofattitude
#PaulWeller #PeteTownshend #TheJam #TheWho #Mods #Soho #1980
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lisa_ann_volpe I finally did it! After all these years of people asking me to create a place to tell the stories of my adventures in the NY music scene in the '70s. and upload my concert photos. I finally jumped in. TheFoxRocks.net my first post is up. Click on the post title to read the story. Please let me know what you think. My next will be a #punk one #PeteTownshend #punkrock #TheWho @thewho #70srock #70s #NYC #nycpunkrock #nycpunk #rocknroll #rock 13h

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