— Winstone Books (@winstonebooks) October 30, 2019
11th May 1964, The Who went into IBC Studios and recorded a very different version of I’m The Face. On 4 June, they returned there and recorded, It Was You…
In RC Dec 2019 issue (on sale 7th Nov) we hear from the man who’s recently unearthed @TheWho’s first ever recordings… pic.twitter.com/Xgq22jEWMm
— Record Collector Mag (@RecCollMag) October 31, 2019
1963 – The Detours play the Oldfield Hotel in Greenford
1964 – The High Numbers play at the Waterfront Club at the Cliff Hotel in Woolston, Southampton, Hampshire. According to a source on the internet, they destroyed the stage and ceiling and were banned from playing there again. It is the last show they play where they will be promoted as “The High Numbers.”
1965 – The Who play the Cavern Club in Liverpool
1969 – The Who play at the Kinetic Playground in Chicago. The opening act is The Kinks. Pete dedicates The Who’s show to them, helping a little to make up for the sting for this group that once had The High Numbers as their opening act but are now reduced to rebuilding a following in the U.S. after a four-year ban imposed by the American Federation of Musicians
1970 – ody Maker has an article entitled “Who’s cheap singles plan dampened.” In it, record executives call Pete’s plan for marketing cheap maxi-singles unfeasible.
1975 – The Who play Philipshalle in Düsseldorf, Germany
1977 – Pete is interviewed in his Twickenham home for the BBC-TV programme Tonight. He declares stories of his smashing guitars to be “lies, all lies!” and describes himself as “a desperate old fart now; not boring though!” The interview is later used in the movie The Kids Are Alright.
1977 – e is interviewed in his Twickenham home for the BBC-TV programme Tonight. He declares stories of his smashing guitars to be “lies, all lies!” and describes himself as “a desperate old fart now; not boring though!” The interview is later used in the movie The Kids Are Alright.
1982 – The Who play at the Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. John Cougar and Loverboy open.
1989 – The Who perform the first of two nights at the Royal Albert Hall in London featuring an all-star performance of Tommy.
1996 – The Who play the United Center in Chicago, Illinois
1999 – The Who perform with acoustic instruments at the Bridge School benefit at Shoreline Auditorium in Mountain View, California. The Who perform earlier in the day so that Pete can take his son Joseph trick-or-treating for Halloween.
2000 – USA Network broadcasts Dark Prince: The True Story Of Dracula featuring Roger as King Janos of Hungary.
2000 – Roger’s 1983 TV appearance in The Beggar’s Opera is released on DVD in the U.S
2007 – er is a guest on Late Night with Conan O’Brien
2008 – The Who play the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey
2009 – Roger performs at the Horseshoe Southern in Elizabeth, Indiana
2011 – Pete delivers the first John Peel Memorial Lecture at the Lowry Theatre in Salford. Asked to speak on the subject of music in the age of the digital download, Pete makes press by slamming iTunes and Apple for failing to use its streaming music profits to find and promote new artists. At one point he refers to Apple as a “digital vampire”.
1967 – quite different stereo mix of The Who Sell Out is created at De Lane Lea Studios in London.
1967 – erland 2 airs Vjoew featuring an interview with Pete conducted by John Peel. Pete plays an acetate of “Armenia City In The Sky,” showing the artwork for the album and discussing the thematic advertising link.
1971 – /Decca’s choice for the next Who single, “Behind Blue Eyes” backed with “My Wife,” appears on the U.S. charts. It peaks at #34 in the Billboard charts and #24 in the Cash Box charts.
1971 – ody Maker carries a letter in response to Pete’s October 16th response. The writer says he is not impressed by Pete’s “self-conscious humility” and he should quit feeling guilty about being wealthy and just make good music.
1971 – ty Beaty Big and Bouncy is released in the U.S
1974 – rdust, the sequel to the movie That’ll Be The Day, featuring Keith as drummer J.D. Clover, has its U.S. premiere at the Beverly Canon Theatre in Beverly Hills, California.
1979 – Roger attends a party for the opening of the film Quadrophenia at the Mudd Club in New York.
1992 – e Townshend’s 1972 album Who Came First is released on a newly-remastered CD by Rykodisc with additional tracks from the Meher Baba albums. Deluxe editions come with a booklet.
1998 – John Entwistle plays at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, CA
2007 – er attends the NY premier of Amazing Journey – The Story of The Who at the Paley Center. Pete cancels at the last minute due to the death of a friend.
2007 – er is a guest on Morning Joe on MSNBC
2007 – Marquee Club, London, opens an art exhibit of Richard Evans’ photos and art related to The Who