HENRY DILTZ, AFP/Getty Images When Rhode Island's Newport Jazz Festival…
- Posted on Mar 23rd 2011 9:49PM by Benjy Eisen
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"What would I have done differently?" he asks. "I would never have joined a band. Even though I am quite a good gang member and a good trooper on the road, I am bad at creative collaboration."
We never would've guessed. Townshend goes on to explain that, given a second go of it, he would've pursued a solo career more along the lines of Brian Eno. He also attributes his well-publicized hearing loss and other health issues to being in the Who. Which leads us to ask -- blame the band... or blame the exploding drum kit?
Check out details about the magazine, which comes from the team behind Uncut, at the official website. Townshend, by the way, is still an active member of the Who, along with original vocalist Roger Daltrey.