London (ANI): Rocker Pete Doherty will replace Pete Townshend in The Who for a one-off charity gig, according to reports. The Mod Lords" frontman, Roger Daltrey, is said to have asked Doherty to join him for a special concert in January next year to benefit the star's Teenage Cancer Trust foundation.
The legendary singer is reportedly impressed by Doherty's decision to sing at the funeral of young fan Daniel Squires, who died from cancer in July (08). "Roger was really impressed and touched when Pete performed for Daniel," The Sun quoted a source, as saying. The duo will perform a selection of Who songs at the Bristol Academy.
"He has told Pete to choose a list of Who songs and they will perform them together. They are both really excited," the source added.