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The Who's Pete Townshend Shares the Story Behind "Pinball Wizard"

Pete Townshend (The Who) “Pinball Wizard” Tommy (1969)Featured on the 1969 rock opera album Tommy, "Pinball Wizard"'s iconic acoustic introduction was inspired by a master. According to legend (and the gurus at wikipedia):In late 1968 or early 1969, when the Who played a rough assembly of their new album to critic Nik Cohn, Cohn gave a lukewarm reaction. Following this, Townshend, as Tommy's... …