October 27, 2020

2007-03-14 – Leader Telegram

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Who singer walks off stage during show

TAMPA, Fla. — Fans of the Who left a Tampa amphithe-

ater disappointed after lead singer Roger Daltrey walked off
the stage during the band’s first song.

Several minutes after Daltrey’ s departure, guitarist Pete
Townshend announced that Tuesday night’s show had been
canceled. He told the crowd that Daltrey had bronchitis.

“I just talked to Roger, and he can barely speak,”
Townshend said. “I tried to get him to come out here, but he’ 5
really, really sick. ”

The 9,000 people at the show cheered when Townshend
told them the concert would be made up March 25.