P302 Teletext 302 Oct27 21:12:28       ———————————————————————————————  DALTREY WRITER CAN EXPLAIN LIFE STORY Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey fought for years but the singer stood by his Who bandmate over internet child porn claims, says biographer Tim Ewbank. Tim, who has published a new book on Daltrey, says the ordeal, which ended in Townshend being cautioned, showed their true friendship. He says: "Roger didn't hesitate for a second. He knew there had been a terrible mistake and that Pete would never do anything like that." ——————————————————————————————————1/9—— by Alistair Clay Get KYLIE & other tickets Ticketmaster 0870 4000771 or p646 Letters DVDs Loc Events Cinema
P302 Teletext 302 Oct27 21:12:51       ———————————————————————————————  DALTREY WRITER CAN EXPLAIN LIFE STORY When Who guitarist Pete Townshend was arrested over internet child porn claims in 2003, pal Roger Daltrey stood by his side throughout the ordeal. Townshend told police he looked at the sites for research. Biographer Tim Ewbank says: "Roger was instrumental in getting Pete to get back on stage and put it all behind him. "Both Pete and Roger have always worked tirelessly for children's charities, he knew this was a nightmare for Pete." ——————————————————————————————————2/9—— Vote in Euro Film Awards 315 C4 FRANK PILKINGTON'S LOVESTARS ON YOUR MOBILE - p108 Letters DVDs Loc Events Cinema
P302 Teletext 302 Oct27 21:13:53       ———————————————————————————————  DALTREY WRITER CAN EXPLAIN LIFE STORY Who star Roger Daltrey regularly fell out with his bandmates for living excessive rock and roll lifestyles, says biographer Tim Ewbank. "Roger often fell out with Keith Moon when he was the drummer in the band. He thought Keith's wild ways were going to ruin their success," he says. "On one occasion, Roger was actually thrown out the band for punching Keith after he argued with him about getting wrecked all the time." ——————————————————————————————————3/9—— Where's Hot Now? 178 ITV1 One.Tel Broadband & Calls £29.99 see ITV1 p385 Letters DVDs Loc Events Cinema
P302 Teletext 302 Oct27 21:13:21       ———————————————————————————————  DALTREY WRITER CAN EXPLAIN LIFE STORY The tension between Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend made The Who a unique and thrilling live band, says writer Tim Ewbank. "For a long time Roger and Pete really didn't get on. They would compete for who led the band and the louder Pete played his guitar the more Roger dominated the stage," he says. "At the time this battle would make for inspiring live performances that blew all other bands away." ——————————————————————————————————4/9—— All the latest video game news 375 C4 HOW ACE IS POP? p380 C4 Letters DVDs Loc Events Cinema
P302 Teletext 302 Oct27 21:13:26       ———————————————————————————————  DALTREY WRITER CAN EXPLAIN LIFE STORY There cannot be many other rockers who do as much work for charity as Roger Daltrey, says biographer Tim Ewbank. The author says: "Roger does so much work for the Teenage Cancer Trust. He does loads of secret and not-so-secret gigs for them and gives all the money to the charity. "It's great that he gives so much back, if only more people in his position were like him." ——————————————————————————————————5/9—— Your latest letters 143 ITV1/303 C4 HOW ACE IS POP? p380 C4 Letters DVDs Loc Events Cinema
P302 Teletext 302 Oct27 21:13:51       ———————————————————————————————  DALTREY WRITER CAN EXPLAIN LIFE STORY Roger Daltrey is lucky to be here at all, says biographer Tim Ewbank. "In the first place his mother was told she'd never have children and then when she did give birth to Roger it was during the Blitz, running out of a Tube station," he says. "Then when Roger was three years old he swallowed a rusty nail and it was really touch and go for a while, but he managed to pull through. It seems he was born under a lucky star." ——————————————————————————————————6/9—— Latest Ringtone Top 20 591 ITV1 HOW ACE IS POP? p380 C4 Letters DVDs Loc Events Cinema
P302 Teletext 302 Oct27 21:11:53       ———————————————————————————————  DALTREY WRITER CAN EXPLAIN LIFE STORY Who singer Roger Daltrey, whose hits included My Generation, Can't Explain and Won't Get Fooled Again, has one of the most famous voices in rock but it wasn't always that way. Biographer Tim Ewbank explains: "In the early days Roger didn't have a great voice and he really struggled to sing Pete's songs because nothing like them had been played before. "In fact it used to infuriate Pete that Roger couldn't do all his songs." ——————————————————————————————————7/9—— Win Producers CDs/DVDs 147 ITV1/307 C4 HOW ACE IS POP? p380 C4 Letters DVDs Loc Events Cinema
P302 Teletext 302 Oct27 21:12:52       ———————————————————————————————  DALTREY WRITER CAN EXPLAIN LIFE STORY The Who may now only consist of Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend but writer Tim Ewbank thinks they will keep going. He says: "They've still got plenty left in them and they can still blow most young bands away. When they played the Isle of Wight festival this year they were awesome and kids in their teens seemed to love it." Roger Daltrey: The Biography, by Tim Ewbank and Stafford Hildred, published by Portrait, £17.99. ——————————————————————————————————8/9—— Win Let's Go Girls CDs 147 ITV1/307 C4 HOW ACE IS POP? p380 C4 Letters DVDs Loc Events Cinema
P302 Teletext 302 Oct27 21:12:21       ———————————————————————————————  WRITE TO TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT Total Entertainment wants your views, so please write in. Are you a fan of The Who? What's your favourite track - My Generation, Substitute, Can't Explain? Did you ever see them in their prime? Write to us and let us know. A £10 voucher goes to the star letter. Write to: Total Ent Letters, Teletext, Building 10, 566 Chiswick High Road, London W4 5TS or te@teletext.co.uk. Include your name and full address. ——————————————————————————————————9/9—— Win Placebo Best Of CDs and DVDs 352 C4 HOW ACE IS POP? p380 C4 Letters DVDs Loc Events Cinema