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A Benefit for Maryville Academy

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Pete Townshend Live: A Benefit for Maryville Academy
Live album by
Released21 September 1999
Recorded16 August 1998
VenueHouse of Blues, Chicago, United States
LabelPlatinum Entertainment
ProducerJon Carin
Pete Townshend chronology
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Pete Townshend Live: A Benefit for Maryville Academy (Platinum 9555) is a 1998 live album by English rock musician Pete Townshend, member of The Who, recorded at the House of Blues in Chicago.[1] It was produced by multi-instrumentalist Jon Carin. A bonus CD features two tracks with Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam's vocalist.

It was released by Platinum Entertainment, licensed by the Who's charity, Double O Promotions Limited and all artist royalties benefit the Roman Catholic Chicago-based institution Maryville Academy, "a leader in the treatment of physically, sexually, and emotional abused children. It provides a safe, secure, and stable environment where these youngsters can regain the hope they lost so long ago and begin the healing process."

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Pete Townshend, except where noted

Disc one
No.TitleWriter(s)Original albumLength
1."On the Road Again"Floyd Jones, Alan WilsonCanned Heat cover5:30
2."Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere"Roger Daltrey, Townshendsingle7:45
3."A Little Is Enough" Empty Glass5:36
4."Drowned" Quadrophenia6:54
5."You Better You Bet" Face Dances5:50
6."Now and Then" Psychoderelict4:17
7."North Country Girl"Traditional; arranged by TownshendAll the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes3:46
8."Let My Love Open the Door" Empty Glass5:13
9."Won't Get Fooled Again" Who's Next12:59
10."Magic Bus" single13:33
11."I'm One" Quadrophenia3:10

Bonus CD

Disc two
No.TitleOriginal albumLength
1."Magic Bus"single6:01
2."Heart to Hang Onto"Rough Mix4:31

Tracks on disc two come from the Maryville Academy benefit show performed at the House of Blues on 14 June 1997.


Disc 1

Disc 2

  • Pete Townshend - vocals, guitar
  • Eddie Vedder - vocals
  • Jon Carin - keyboards, vocals


  1. ^ Pete Townshend - Pete Townshend Live: A Benefit for Maryville Academy Album Reviews, Songs & More | AllMusic, retrieved 15 April 2023

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