December 4, 2020

Today in Whostory: 1/27/2020

1968 – The Who play Centennial Hall in Adelaide

1969 – The Who begin five days of rehearsals at the Whitehall Theatre working on a new set.

1970 – The Who play the Stadt Opernhaus in Hamburg, Germany

1979 – In Melody Maker, Pete says he is optimistic about The Who’s future and their upcoming film projects and says Kenney was the only possible replacement for Keith.

1986 – Pete appears via videotape to congratulate Paul McCartney on winning an Award Of Merit on the American Music Awards. Roger appears live via satellite on the same show to present an award to Bob Geldof.

1996 – The John Entwistle Band play in New Britain, Connecticut at The Sting

2002 – The Who play the Portsmouth Guildhall in Portsmouth, Hampshire. William Topley is the supporting act. Pete sends a Fender to its reward

2007 – Pete Townshend is quoted as saying “I believe my dogs talk to me. One of the dogs told me that it was going to snow”