on which Pete Townsend
, and a great deal of his other music. Philosophically, it's interesting since in keeping with his adopted Hinduism
, it's neither a major
nor a minor chord
, thus symbolizing the transcendence
of the Godhead
over the dualities of Good/Evil, Pain/Pleasure, etc. It's also in keeping with his rather odd hybrid
style of playing, which is neither lead
nor rhythm guitar
, but both.
Aging Who fans can sometimes be roused to tears simply by hearing it played...loudly....since almost any rock song can be made "Who-ish" with this chord and others like it, similar to a pumpkin chord.