It was a period when the record industry was growing so fast and the business couldn't keep up. Bands were leading the way; it was driven by the art and not the business. Now it's driven by the business.
I am trying to do things and sing songs that I used to sing 30 years ago, and my voice has changed. I can't hit some of the real high notes I used to hit, but it makes you have to explore different avenues.
Mike is a genius. I can really see him as Keith. He's amazing when you meet him, so clever.
John Peel, with his attitude to music did a lot of bands a lot of favours, including us
There is certainly more in the future now than back in 1964.
We thought, at least it's dangerous. And we were under the wing of two great managers -- Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp
I was off the ground, ... There I am, living my fantasy.
It will come out when it is ready. What's the point of trying to give yourself deadlines that aren't really important? I think we have to get it good before we can finish it.
I haven't got much hearing left and what I have I want to keep.
We've had three or four scripts written, and we've never quite nailed what we wanted to do. We've got a new writer. A very famous writer, a Pulitzer Prize winner indeed. I can't name him because I don't know the situation at the moment. You can't tell someone's life story in two hours on film.
But contrary to what some people seem to think, I was never a bully. I was just a hard man.
I know without our fans and the devotion of our fans we wouldn't be here. I don't mean to put them down, but I'm just stating a fact that it is hard to play to people that see you all the time and it takes a lot of fun out of it in some ways.
Part of the early Who career was all about knocking people's confidences out.
I think if Keith Moon was here today and you asked him to recall most of his early life or most of his life, he wouldn't be able to recall it.
No, I was two years older than the other guys. I was a war baby. My family were a lot poorer than they were. I'd had to fight too hard for anything I had in my life and to smash things up for me.