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Pete Townshend Solo Albums

This index provides a listing of Pete Townshend solo transcriptions segmented by album release. To view Pete Townshend solo transcriptions alphabetically, return to Pete Townshend solo.

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Happy Birthday

Released February 1970
(Universal Spiritual League; reissued as MBO-1)

I Am

Released 1972
(Universal Spiritual League)

Who Came First

Released October 1972 (reissued 1992)
UK (Track) [top 30]
US (Decca) [#69]

With Love

Released March 1976
(Universal Spiritual League)

Rough Mix (with Ronnie Lane)

Released September 1977
UK (Polydor)
US (MCA) [#45 (12)]

Secret Policeman’s Ball – The Music (various artists)

Benefit concert for Amnesty International, recorded live at Her Majesty’s Theatre, London. 30 June, 1979. Pete performed acoustic versions of the songs, accompanied only on Won’t Get Fooled Again by John Williams.

Released 13 Dec., 1979
UK (EMI) [Did not chart]
US (Island) [Did not chart]

Empty Glass

Released 14 April, 1980
UK (Atco) [#11]
US (Atco) [#5 (30)]

all the best cowboys have Chinese Eyes

Released June 1982
UK (Atco) [#32]
US (Atco) [#26 (12)]

Related singles

Scoop

Released 7 March, 1983
UK (Atco)
US (Atco) [#35]

White City – A Novel

Released November 1985
UK (Atco) [#70]
US (Atco) [#26]

Deep End – Live!

Recorded live at the Brixton Academy, London, 1 Nov., 1985.

Released 1986
UK (Atco)
US (Atco) [#98]

Another Scoop

Released March 1987
UK (Atco)
US (Atco) [#198], 8 July, 1987

The Iron Man

Released 1989
UK (Virgin)
US (Atlantic) [#58]

Psychoderelict

Released 1993
UK (Virgin)
US (Atlantic) [#118]

The Best of Pete Townshend – coolwalkingsmoothtalkingstraightsmokingfirestoking

Released 1996
UK (Virgin)
US (Atlantic)

Pete Townshend – Live

Recorded live at the House of Blues, Chicago, 14 June, 1997, and 16 Aug., 1998.

Released 21 Sept., 1999
UK & US (Platinum Entertainment)

Disc One

Disc Two

Lifehouse Chronicles

Released 7 Feb., 2000
UK (Eel Pie Recording Productions Ltd.)

Disc One

Disc Two

Disc Three

Lifehouse Elements

23 May, 2000
US (Redline Entertainment)

Live>The Fillmore 1996

Recorded at the Fillmore in San Francisco, Calif., 30 April, 1996.

Released 30 Oct., 2000
UK (Eel Pie Recording Productions Ltd. )

Live>The Empire 1998

Recorded at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire on 9 Nov., 1998.

Released 18 Sept., 2000
UK (Eel Pie Recording Productions Ltd. )

Live> Sadler’s Wells 2000

Recorded in 25 & 26 Feb., 2000, at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London.

Released 18 Sept., 2000
UK (Eel Pie Recording Productions Ltd. )

Jai Baba

Released 10 Jan., 2001
UK (Eel Pie Recording Productions Ltd.)

Disc 1:

Disc 2:

O’Parvardigar

CD-single with three versions of O’Parvardigar

Released 19 July, 2001
UK (Eel Pie Recording Productions Ltd.)

The Oceanic Concerts (w/Raphael Rudd)

Recorded live at the Oceanic centre, London, 1979–1980

Released 16 Oct., 2001
Rhino Records

Scoop 3

Released 29 Oct., 2001
UK (Eel Pie Recording Productions Ltd.)

Disc 1

Disc 2

Live: La Jolla Playhouse 2001

Recorded live at La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego, Calif., 22 & 23 June, 2001.

Released 23 Nov., 2001
UK (Eel Pie Recording Productions Ltd.)

22 June, 2001: Disc 1

22 June, 2001: Disc 2

23 June, 2001: Disc 1

23 June, 2001: Disc 2

Scooped

Compilation of the Scoop series (Scoop, Another Scoop, Scoop 3)

Released 21 May, 2002
US (Redline)

Disc 1

Disc 2

Live> BAM 1993

Recorded live at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, N.Y., on 7 Aug., 1993.

Released 11 Aug., 2003
UK (Eel Pie Recording Productions Ltd.)

Disc 1

Disc 2

Magic Bus: Live From Chicago

Recorded live at the House of Blues, Chicago, 14 June, 1997, and 16 Aug., 1998. Reissue of Pete Townshend – Live.

Released 23 March, 2004
UK & US (Compendia Music Group)

Disc One

Live> Brixton Academy 1985

Recorded live from the “Deep End” shows at London’s Brixton Academy in November 1985.

Released 16 Nov., 2004
UK (Eel Pie Recording Productions Ltd.)

Disc 1

Disc 2

Gold/Anthology

Originally released
UK (SPV), 10 Oct., 2005
US (Hip-O), 15 Nov., 2005

Disc 1

Disc 2

Who Came First (reissue)

Originally released:
UK (Spv), release 14 Aug., 2006
US (Hip-O), released 29 Aug., 2006

Bonus tracks

Rough Mix (with Ronnie Lane) (reissue)

Originally released:
UK (Spv), release 14 Aug., 2006
US (Hip-O), released 29 Aug. 2006

Bonus tracks

Empty Glass (reissue)

Originally released:
UK (Spv), release 14 Aug., 2006
US (Hip-O), released 29 Aug., 2006

Bonus tracks

all the best cowboys have Chinese Eyes (reissue)

Originally released:
UK (Spv), release 14 Aug., 2006
US (Hip-O), released 29 Aug., 2006

Bonus tracks

Scoop (reissue)

Originally released:
UK (Revisited), released 8 May, 2006
US (Hip-O), released 29 Aug., 2006

White City – A Novel (reissue)

Originally released:
UK (Spv), released 14 Aug., 2006
US (Hip-O), released 29 Aug., 2006

Bonus tracks

Deep End – Live! (reissue)

Recorded live at the Brixton Academy, London, 1 Nov., 1985.

Originally released:
UK (Spv), released 14 Aug., 2006
US (Hip-O), released 29 Aug., 2006

Bonus tracks

Another Scoop (reissue)

Originally released:
UK (Spv), released 14 Aug., 2006
US (Hip-O), released 29 Aug., 2006

The Iron Man (reissue)

Originally released:
UK (Spv), release 14 Aug., 2006
US (Hip-O), released 29 Aug., 2006

Bonus tracks

Psychoderelict (reissue)

Originally released:
UK (Spv), release 14 Aug., 2006
US (Hip-O), released 29 Aug., 2006

Bonus tracks

  • Psychomontage

Miscellaneous