December 5, 2020

Today in Whostory: 1/23/2019

1971 – e again tries to explain what the Lifehouse project entails to Penny Valentine in Melody Maker: “We are intending to produce a fiction or a play or an opera, and create a completely different kind of performance in rock. We are writing a story and we aim to perform it on the first day we start work in this theatre. Tied in with the whole idea is the use of quadraphonic sound and pre-recorded tapes. About 400 people will be involved with us and we aim to play them music which represents them.”

1971 – e again tries to explain what the Lifehouse project entails to Penny Valentine in Melody Maker: “We are intending to produce a fiction or a play or an opera, and create a completely different kind of performance in rock. We are writing a story and we aim to perform it on the first day we start work in this theatre. Tied in with the whole idea is the use of quadraphonic sound and pre-recorded tapes. About 400 people will be involved with us and we aim to play them music which represents them.”

1972 – John’s son Christopher is born at Queen Charlotte’s Maternity Hospital in Hammersmith

1973 – th has another guest spot, this as a drummer on Dave Carlsen’s album A Pale Horse. Recruited at The Speakeasy, Keith plays on “Death On A Pale Horse” and another track that doesn’t make the finished album. The session ends abruptly after Keith gets in an argument with the studio manager.

2002 – The Who hold the first of their rehearsals for their upcoming shows

2007 – te Townshend – The Definitive Collection” CD is released

2007 – e is interviewed on XFM and speaks about playing Glastonbury: “I don’t know if we’re allowed to say, but let me put it this way, I think they want us to do it, and we want to do it. So we shall see. I this it’s about whether or not they’ll give me space to park my tent.”

2007 – Who receive a lifetime achievement award at the South Bank Awards Show at London’s Savoy Hotel. Pete and Roger receive their award from ITV chairman Michael Grade.

2007 – Tony Furtado releases a cover of “Won’t Get Fooled Again” on his CD Thirteen.

2007 – Joe Goldmark releases his CD “Seducing The ’60s” featuring a country & western cover of “The Kids Are Alright.”

2008 – Keith Moon: Final 24 premiers on the Biography Channel. It features re-creations of the last 24 hours of the drummer’s life.