"He is also a longtime fan of Meher Baba, the Hindu mystic who vowed silence until he was ready to die, when he would reveal the secret of life to the world. Unfortunately, there was no one around to listen when he finally crapped out, but that doesn’t stop Townshend from wearing his Meher Baba pin. The crazy are wonderful."
Robert Christgau, “Whooopee!
” Village Voice (1969)