March 5, 2021

Today in Whostory: 10/19/2020

1964 – The High Numbers play the Corn Exchange in Rochester, Kent

1966 – Roger, Keith, John & Kit Lambert fly to Copenhagen, Denmark. Pete Missed the flight. A press reception was held at the Star Club without him.

1968 – Disc magazine reports The New Yardbirds will change their name to Lead Zeppelin (shortly to become Led Zeppelin) “courtesy of Keith Moon.”

1968 – New Musical Express carries an article titled “Traffic Warden Takes Magic From Who’s Bus!” and Keith is interviewed by Keith Altham.

1969 – The Who perform at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia. Pete tells the audience that the show is being recorded, as are all the shows on the tour, for a live album release in November.

1973 – Pete appears on BBC Radio 1’s Rockspeak discussing Quadrophenia.

1974 – The Liverpool Echo carries an interview with Pete titled “Still Hot: The Blaze of Fire”

1975 – The Who play Granby Halls in Leicester

1978 – Rolling Stone magazine carries tributes to Keith written by Dave Marsh, Greil Marcus, Jerry Hopkins.

You can read it online here

1985 – Billboard magazine carries an ad for Pete’s “White City The Music Movie”

1990 – Pete performs part of his musical The Iron Man on Danish TV.

1996 – Pete makes a surprise appearance as a solo performer at the Bridge School Benefit concert at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. He performs acoustic versions of “The Kids Are Alright,” “I’m A Boy,” “A Legal Matter,” “Let My Love Open The Door,” “Drowned” and “Behind Blue Eyes.”

1996 – The Who play at the San Jose Arena in San Jose, California

1999 – John confirms a new album report on the Wall Of Sound website

2001 – The John Entwistle Band play the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut

2003 – Roger performs a charity concert at Ronnie Scott’s club benefitting the Teenage Cancer Trust.

2005 – Pete and Simon appear on the 5th episode of Rachel Fuller’s “In The Attic” webcast

2011 – Roger plays the NOKIA Theatre in Los Angeles

2019 – The Who play T-Mobile Park in Seattle, Washington