November 26, 2020

Today in Whostory: 10/30/2019

1967 – quite different stereo mix of The Who Sell Out is created at De Lane Lea Studios in London.

1967 – erland 2 airs Vjoew featuring an interview with Pete conducted by John Peel. Pete plays an acetate of “Armenia City In The Sky,” showing the artwork for the album and discussing the thematic advertising link.

1971 – /Decca’s choice for the next Who single, “Behind Blue Eyes” backed with “My Wife,” appears on the U.S. charts. It peaks at #34 in the Billboard charts and #24 in the Cash Box charts.

1971 – ody Maker carries a letter in response to Pete’s October 16th response. The writer says he is not impressed by Pete’s “self-conscious humility” and he should quit feeling guilty about being wealthy and just make good music.

1971 – ty Beaty Big and Bouncy is released in the U.S

1974 – rdust, the sequel to the movie That’ll Be The Day, featuring Keith as drummer J.D. Clover, has its U.S. premiere at the Beverly Canon Theatre in Beverly Hills, California.

1979 – Roger attends a party for the opening of the film Quadrophenia at the Mudd Club in New York.

1992 – e Townshend’s 1972 album Who Came First is released on a newly-remastered CD by Rykodisc with additional tracks from the Meher Baba albums. Deluxe editions come with a booklet.

1998 – John Entwistle plays at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, CA

2007 – er attends the NY premier of Amazing Journey – The Story of The Who at the Paley Center. Pete cancels at the last minute due to the death of a friend.

2007 – er is a guest on Morning Joe on MSNBC

2007 – Marquee Club, London, opens an art exhibit of Richard Evans’ photos and art related to The Who

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