Today in Whostory: 10/07/2019

1964 – The High Numbers perform at The Mine at Carpenders Park Station

1966 – th is interviewed about the new album in New Musical Express. The article is called “Drummer Moon on zither, double track Who lp.”

1966 – Reaction releases Oscar’s “Join My Gang”, an early Pete Townshend song.

“The reason The Who never recorded it was because it was very much an exercise. You know who used to rave about that song? David Bowie. He actually heard it in the publishing office — he used to work in an office that had a lot of my stuff then” – Pete Townsend

1967 – The Who play The Beach Ballroom in Aberdeen, Scotland.

1968 – The Who fly to Bremen, Germany where they mime to “Magic Bus” for Beat Club. Part of their performance is included in The Kids Are Alright. Before the taping, Pete and Keith “mention the war” by imitating Nazis.

1970 – The Who play the Free Trade Hall in Manchester

1973 – er picks his favorite dozen songs on BBC Radio 1’s My Top 12.

1974 – n is interviewed at Ramport Studios for the second of a four-part interview program with The Who for BBC Radio 1.

1975 – The Who play the Kings Hall at the Belle Vue Zoological Gardens in Manchester

1976 – The Who play the San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego, California

1982 – The Who play Freedom Hall in Louisville, Kentucky

1989 – The Who bring their 25th Anniversary extravaganza to England for the second of four performances at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham

1994 – er and John perform “Daltrey Sings Townsend” at the Concord Pavilion in Concord, California

2000 – The Who play Madison Square Gardens in New York, New York

2002 – The John Entwistle Band’s Left For Live is released in the U.K. re-mastered by Eastworld Records

2005 – Pete and Roger spend the day in New York promoting the Tommy/Quadrophenia DVD. Roger appears on Fox and Friends accompanied by Peter Gabriel. Later, Pete and Roger hold a photo op at the Samsung Experience Store at the Time-Warner building in New York to announce the release of DVD and a special promotional deal with Samsung Electronics who offer a copy of the DVD with HDTV and Home Theater purchases.

2012 – Pete is interviewed on CBS Sunday Morning