Simon Townshend is straight from the lineage of one of British music’s most famous families, a familiar name but with an original sound.
The son of England’s top big-band reed man and baby brother of Who legend Pete Townshend, Simon has been recording and performing since the age of nine, when he was recruited to add vocals to The Who classic Tommy.
Her last name was changed and, to this day, she considers Paul her dad.
As she grew up, Heather took an interest in photography, art and pottery, becoming a well-respected potter as an adult and beginning a line of houseware items in 1999.
By ten Zak was teaching himself to play the drums and by the age of twelve he was playing in pubs in a band called The Next.
It is the secret fantasy of every Beatle obsessive: what would you get if you put the scions of the greatest group ever in a recording studio together?
It’s like a musical science experiment, mixing the creative DNA of John, Paul, George and Ringo to see how much is nature, how much nurture, and how much nepotism? And, it turns out, the Beatle kids think about it too.
Many musicians – and music fans – consider themselves children of the Beatles and the band’s artistic legacy.
But there are 15 individuals who are literally children of the Fab Four, many of whom have been, or continue to be, involved in creative fields. Paul gained a stepdaughter when he got married in 1969.