November 25, 2020

Today in Whostory: 1/21/2019

1967 – ppy Jack” reaches its U.K. peak at #3, Brian Epstein’s NEMS officially announces their amalgamation with the Robert Stigwood Organization taking over concert bookings for Stigwood’s acts including The Who.

1967 – The Who are scheduled to play Leeds University in Leeds but the show is cancelled when Pete is unable to make it due to running out of gas on the A1. Determined not to miss the show, Pete attempts to trade his guitar for gas. By the time he finally makes it to Leeds, it is too late.

1967 – The Who appear on BBC’s radio programme Saturday Club recorded on the 17th

1968 – Who get a day off the 1968 Australian tour. Roger, Keith and John try water-skiing. Later Keith is given a rental car and, according to Australian tour manager Ron Blackmore, drives it into the lobby of the Park Royal Motel, hands the keys to the bellboy and tells him to park it.

1968 – Who are at IBC Studios working on Tommy

1978 – Billboard magazine puts the budget for The Kids Are Alright movie at $4 million.

1978 – Billboard magazine puts the budget for The Kids Are Alright movie at $4 million

1995 – John Entwistle launches his new solo band The John Entwistle Band at a private party at Tramps in New York City. The band consists of John on bass Steve Luongo on drums Godfrey Townsend (no relation) on guitar and Alan St. Jon on keyboards.

2002 – Pete posts his 1967 U.S. Air Force ad on his website.

2007 – Pete performs “No Name, No Face, No Number” at a tribute concert for Jim Capaldi at the Roundhouse in London.

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