October 23, 2021

Today in Whostory: 10/08/2020

1965 – The Who play the City Hall in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland

1966 – Melody Maker has its issue where “I’m a Boy” hits #1 on their charts. The headline is “Who’s number one? Schhh…you know Who.” Inside is an interview with Who manager Kit Lambert.

1967 – The Who play the Kinema Ballroom in Dunfermline, Scottland.

1969 – Tommy comes to the attention of Charles E. Fager in Christian Century magazine He calls it “a thoroughly religious work.”

1970 – The Who play the Orchid Ballroom in Purley, Surrey

1975 – Roger appears on French television to promote his new film Lisztomania

1975 – The Daily Mirror carries a story titled “Fighting Fit!”

1984 – Pete launches his anti-heroin crusade with an interview in The Times called “My crusade to beat the drug menace.”

1998 – The John Entwistle Band play at Roadhouse Ruby’s in Olathe, Kansas

2006 – The Who play the General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

2011 – Roger plays the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis, Missouri

2012 – Pete Townshend’s autobiography Who I Am is published in the U.S

2012 – Pete is interviewed on The Today Show

2012 – Pete is interviewed on The View

2012 – Pete is interviewed on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

View it on Comedy Central

Part 1

Part 2

2012 – Pete is interviewed at the Stephen A Schwarzman Building, New York by Paul Holdengräber. You can watch it on YouTube here