The Best Excerpts From ‘Who I Am: A Memoir’ By Pete Townshend (Mick Jagger’s Wang)

Legendary The Who guitarist Pete Townshend was subjected to a four-month investigation by the police after they learned that he paid to access a child pornography site in 2003.

In his new book, Who I Am: A Memoir, Townshend explains that he typed “russian orphanages boys donations” (for charity) into his web browser and was horrified by the results.

“I used my Barclaycard once on a site with a button that (rather ridiculously) said ‘Click here for child-porn.’ The charge was $7, which I immediately cancelled, not wanting even this small charge to benefit banks and credit-card companies that allowed the transaction in the first place,” he said of the research he swears he was doing for an essay on his blog in 2002.  Continue reading “The Best Excerpts From ‘Who I Am: A Memoir’ By Pete Townshend (Mick Jagger’s Wang)”