O' Parvardigar (album)

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O' Parvardigar
EP by Pete Townshend
Released 2001 (United Kingdom)
Genre rock
Label Eel Pie
Pete Townshend chronology
Jai Baba
(2001)
O' Parvardigar
(2001)
The Oceanic Concerts
(2001)

O' Parvardigar is a 2001 EP by Pete Townshend[1] based on his song Parvardigar, which in turn was based on the Prayer by Meher Baba. The prayer became well known after Townshend, lead song writer for the rock band The Who and a follower of Meher Baba, wrote and recorded an interpretation of the prayer. While there are earlier recordings, the song reached a wide audience with the release of Who Came First in 1972. In 2001 Townshend released a solo EP, O' Parvardigar, with three versions of the song: his studio version, a live recording made in India at Meher Baba's third Amartithi in January 1972, and a German language version that Townshend recorded specifically for the opening of a European Baba Center. Other Townshend albums that contain the song include I Am (1972) and Jai Baba (2001).

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