July 14, 2020

Sunday, December 2, 1973

(47 years ago)

The Who arrive in Montreal, Canada, disembarking from the plane wearing paper hats made out of French in-flight newspapers and singing the French national anthem. That evening they perform at the Montreal Forum. Early the next morning The Who and twelve members of their entourage are jailed in Montreal after Pete and Keith wreck their hotel suites. They manage to post bail at 1:15pm when the local promoter pays $5,995.34 in cash to the police station and they perform that night at the Boston Garden where they rail to the audience about the Montreal police. John will go on to commemorate the arrest in the song “Cell Number Seven “ on his solo album Mad Dog.


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The Forum, Montreal

Latitude: 45.489751
Longitude: -73.584170



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