Pete Townshend's Jukebox: The Music That Inspired the Man

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Pete Townshend grew up in a musical household -- his parents and grandparents were all musicians -- and he absorbed a rich, eclectic range of influences before he launched his own successful career by forming the Who in 1964. Pete Townshend's Jukebox: The Music That Inspired the Man collects 28 recordings that Townshend has cited as influences during his early days as a musician (some of which were later covered by the Who), running the gamut from skiffle to jazz to blues to jazz to primal rock & roll. Selections include "Rumble" by Link Wray, "Tengo Tango" by Cannonball Adderley, "Mess Around" by Ray Charles, "Road Runner" by Bo Diddley, "Walk on the Wild Side" by Jimmy Smith, "Dimples" by John Lee Hooker, and ...
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Pete Townshend grew up in a musical household -- his parents and grandparents were all musicians -- and he absorbed a rich, eclectic range of influences before he launched his own successful career by forming the Who in 1964. Pete Townshend's Jukebox: The Music That Inspired the Man collects 28 recordings that Townshend has cited as influences during his early days as a musician (some of which were later covered by the Who), running the gamut from skiffle to jazz to blues to jazz to primal rock & roll. Selections include "Rumble" by Link Wray, "Tengo Tango" by Cannonball Adderley, "Mess Around" by Ray Charles, "Road Runner" by Bo Diddley, "Walk on the Wild Side" by Jimmy Smith, "Dimples" by John Lee Hooker, and many more.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/5/2013
  • Label: Chrome Dreams
  • UPC: 823564633329
  • Catalog Number: 5100
  • Sales rank: 89,217

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Freight Train - Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group (2:57)
  2. 2 Love Hurts - The Everly Brothers (2:21)
  3. 3 Believe What You Say - Rick Nelson (2:04)
  4. 4 Rumble - Link Wray (2:26)
  5. 5 I Don't Mind - James Brown (2:45)
  6. 6 Take The "A" Train/Exactly Like You - Charles Mingus (3:36)
  7. 7 Tengo Tango - Cannonball Adderley (2:19)
  8. 8 Green Onions - Booker T. & the MG's (2:54)
  9. 9 Mess Around - Ray Charles (2:40)
  10. 10 Walk On The Wild Side (5:54)
  11. 11 Eyesight to the Blind (3:01)
  12. 12 Big Boss Man - Jimmy Reed (2:47)
  13. 13 Spoonful - Howlin' Wolf (2:44)
  14. 14 Dimples - John Lee Hooker (2:12)
  15. 15 Road Runner - Bo Diddley (2:50)
  16. 16 In My Time Of Dyin' - Bob Dylan (2:38)
  17. 17 Twist and Shout - The Top Notes (2:04)
  18. 18 You Really Got Me - The Kinks (2:09)
  19. 19 Daddy Rolling Stone - Otis Blackwell (2:41)
  20. 20 Confirmation - Charlie Parker (3:01)
  21. 21 Begin the Beguine - Ella Fitzgerald (3:38)
  22. 22 Blues - Mose Allison (1:26)
  23. 23 Bony Moronie (3:07)
  24. 24 Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran (1:57)
  25. 25 Fortune Teller - Benny Spellman (2:10)
  26. 26 Shakin' All Over - Johnny Kidd & the Pirates (2:21)
  27. 27 I Can Tell - Johnny Kidd & the Pirates (2:30)
  28. 28 Hear My Train a-Comin' (Live) - Jimi Hendrix (2:33)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Pete Townshend Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Bob Dylan Arranger
Nugetre Composer
Bracken Composer
HendriX Composer
Adderley Composer
McDaniel Composer
Cochran Composer
Strayhorn Composer
McHugh Composer
Cropper Composer
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