Today in Whostory: 10/28/2019

1964 – The High Numbers play the Town Hall in Greenwich

1965 – The Who play the Locarno Ballroom in Swindon, Wiltshire

1966 – The Who play the Palais d’Hiver de Lyon in Villeurbanne, Lyon, France

1967 – The Who start a package tour of the U.K. with supporting acts Traffic, The Herd, The Marmalade and The Tremeloes. The Who play twelve songs during their first set at City Hall in Sheffield but, after the first show runs long, The Who’s second set is cut short when the stage manager orders them offstage after three songs. Pete goes ballistic, smashing two speakers and The Herd’s lighting gear. Roger tries to stop him and they begin to scuffle. When the stage manager tries to break it up, Pete grabs him by the throat and drags him offstage where he continues smashing things backstage.

1967 – Who make their final appearance on BBC Saturday Club

1971 – The Who play the Odeon Cinema in Manchester

1972 – United States Council For World Affairs adopts “Join Together” as its anthem

1973 – The Who play Trentham Gardens in Stoke-on-trent

1975 – The Who play the Stadthalle in Vienna, Austria

1989 – Pete appears with Eric Clapton on the BBC-TV talk show Saturday Matters where they talk about their respective careers and together perform the Muddy Waters’ song “Standin’ Around Cryin’.”,

1996 – Message To Love: The Isle Of Wight Festival, 1970 featuring the one Who track “Naked Eye” and The Who Live At The Isle Of Wight Festival, 1970 are released in the U.S. by Columbia/Legacy. The latter CD peaks at #194.

1997 – el Air Records releases Eddie Hardin’s CD Wizard’s Convention – Vol. 2 with a guest appearance by John on bass on the track “Sultana”

1999 – Who rehearse for tomorrows iBash for the Pixelon Corporation in Las Vegas

2002 – sh release the CD Live Phish 14: 10/31/95 Rosemont Horizon containing their live recording of Quadrophenia.

2008 – The Who play the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut