Pete Townshend admitted that he wrote the song for his own amusement, and initially didn't even consider it for 'The Who By Numbers.'
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In November 1980, the Who guitarist and writer made his third solo entry of the year on the Hot 100.
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'For Ladies Only' was the title track single from the band's last new album before they split in 1972, ahead of a successful reunion.
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Pete Townshend told the NME on the double LP's release that he felt that The Who ought to make a last album.
'The Who By Numbers' was a more conventional studio album after the panoramic ambition of 1973’s 'Quadrophenia,' but it was far from average.
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Two and a half years after their first UK Top 10 hit, the band made the Hot 100 with what became their only US equivalent, 'I Can See For Miles.'
Pete Townshend worked on the song, originally as a slow blues, all through the summer of 1965, as The Who toured Scandinavia and Holland.