Scott McGregor Moore wrote: > Thanks for sharing that story Richard. The Who were the first major > band I ever experienced and a mind altering experience. The opening > act, Ottawa locals MRQ (Modern Rock Quartet), performed a great set > and I said to my date "Why aren't these guys as big as the Who?" > Then the Who exploded onto the stage with Young Man's Blues > (this was circa Live At Leeds) and my jaw just hit the floor! > I have never been the same again - I may create ambient music now > but that night is always resonating within me. > (Pete's a damned tasteful synthesist too) > > Cheers, > Scott M2 > > http://www.dreamSTATE.to > ambientelectronicsoundscapes > http://www.THEAMBiENTPiNG.com i wasn't going to, but this prompted me to chime in- i also caught the who at that show in oakland with the grateful dead (which we all thought a rather odd bill at the time). pardon me if i don't remember much more than pete's trademark windmills and a really stellar rendition of st. stephen by garcia et al (it was the '70's mind you)... a small side note: there's quite a nice letter to the editor of tape op in the last issue by mr. townshend himself, lauding the merits of that particular enterprise. nice to see pete's reading good stuff...