Daltrey warns he’ll walk off stage because of marijuana smoke

The Who's lead singer Roger Daltrey
Roger Daltrey of The Who threatened to leave the stage in the middle of a concert in New York yesterday, after smelling marijuana. The frontman told the Nassau Coliseum audience that "the show will be over" unless the person smoking stopped. "It's your choice, I can't do anything about it. I'm doing my best." Here’s a video: Daltrey told the fans he’s allergic to the smoke and that it interferes with his vocal performance. The fans began chanting "Eat It." According to the Long Is...

Townshend Wishes He’d Gone Solo

What would The Who have been like without guitarist Pete Townshend? A half-century later, Townshend now says he wishes he never joined the band. He says despite The Who's success, he'd have done better as a solo performer. Townshend told Uncut Magazine, "Even though I am quite a good gang member and a good trooper on the road, I am bad at creative collaboration." He added, "I would have made a much more effective solo performer and producer working the way Brian Eno has worked." Townshend als...

Hello… and Welcome to British Invasion Bands

We're glad you stopped by. We'd like to take you back to an era when life was less complicated... and when the music was MUCH better. On the static part of the website, we plan to devote a separate page to each of the British Invasion bands of the early sixties. Those pages will include photos, a bio, a free video of the band and a blog devoted to the featured group. We'll also have links to the band's memorabilia, records, CDs, MP3 downloads, concert schedule and more. Here's how you can help...