October 21, 2020

Today in Whostory: 10/16/2020

1965 – The Who play the Baths Ballroom in Scunthorpe, Humberside

1966 – The Who are scheduled to play the Starlight Ballroom in Greenford but it appears the show was cancelled

1967 – Mono masters are mixed of “Tattoo,” “Odorono” and “Rael (1&2).” The ending is chopped off “Odorono” not to surface again until the 1995 The Who Sell Out reissue.

1967 – Mono masters are made of “Tattoo,” “Odorono” and “Rael (1&2).” The ending is chopped off “Odorono”, not to surface again until the 1995 The Who Sell Out reissue

1968 – A judgment was entered against Chris Stamp for damage done by Keith to an apartment the band had rented for him

1971 – Melody Maker has the article: “The Raver: by the light of the looning Moon” about John Sebastian’s appearance onstage during a Who concert and Keith meeting him at Heathrow dressed as a chauffeur. There is also an essay/response from Pete about a letter claiming The Who were capitalists in disguises called “Creators or capitalists?” Pete says higher ticket prices have enabled The Who to put on a higher quality show and to improve rock as a whole.

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1971 – Melody Maker has the article: “The Raver: by the light of the looning Moon” about John Sebastian’s appearance onstage during a Who concert and Keith meeting him at Heathrow dressed as a chauffeur. There is also an essay/response from Pete about a letter claiming The Who were capitalists in disguise called “Creators or capitalists?” Pete says higher ticket prices have enabled The Who to put on a higher quality show and to improve rock as a whole.

1971 – Record Mirror reports that The Who will be the opening act at the Rainbow Theatre

1975 – The Who play the second of two nights at the Apollo Theater in Glasgow

1976 – The Who play the Edmonton Coliseum in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1996 – The Who play the General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

1998 – Pete gives a surprise performance at the Sound Republic Club in Wardour Street, London as part of a “Rock The Dock” benefit for Liverpool dockworkers. Joining him for “Magic Bus” is Noel Gallagher and Steve Craddock of Ocean Colour Scene.

Setlist: Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere, Pinball Wizard, Behind Blue Eyes, Let My Love Open the Door, The Kids Are Alright, Won’t Get Fooled Again, Magic Bus

2011 – Roger performs Tommy at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado

2016 – The Who play the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California

2018 – Roger is interviewed by Matt Baker and Angellica Bell on the BBC’s The One Show

2019 – The Who play the Viejas Arena in San Diego, California

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