October 20, 2021

Today in Whostory: 11/10/2020

1965 – The Who are in IBC studios with Shel Talmy recording “The Goods Gone”. “It’s Not True” and “Much Too Much”.

1966 – The Who go into CBS Studios in London and record their next single “Happy Jack “ in at least two versions. Sometime during this session Roger and Pete go off to a pub and John and Keith stay behind to record the b-side, a new Entwistle composition called “I’ve Been Away. “

1967 – The Who play the Adelphi Cinema in Slough

1968 – The Who play Colston Hall in Bristol

1969 – The Who play the Palace Theater in Albany, New York

1979 – The Who play the first of two nights at Brighton Centre in Brighton, East Sussex. You can listen to the show on YouTube here

1984 – Meat Loaf’s LP Bad Attitude hits the charts. The title track is a duet with Meat Loaf and Roger Daltrey.

1985 – The BBC programme Music Box has a special called “There Is Life After The Who”. Kenney Jones tours John’s home Quarwood and talks with John about his guitar collection.

1998 – Pete performs at Hall For Cornwall in Truro, Cornwall

2000 – The Who play the Sheffield Arena in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

2001 – John Entwistle appears in A Walk Down Abbey Road at Koseinenkin Hall in Tokyo

2005 – The In The Attic webcast features two tape clips, one of Roger in the attic performing “Real Good Looking Boy” and the other of Pete in the studio premiering the song, “How Can I Help You, Sir?”.

2006 – The Who play the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada

2006 – Endless Wire receives Gold Record status from the BPI.

2008 – Roger attends a special showing of The Who: At Kilburn: 1977 at the Arclight Cinema in Sherman Oaks and takes fans’ questions. “[Keith Moon] had a kind of mathematical brain that could pull rhythms that would totally kick you to where you never thought you would go. And he made it work, what can you say? And he was the funniest guy in the world to watch, to perform with him…he was magical. But he had another side to him that was quite terrifying.”

2010 – Roger Daltrey gets a standing ovation from a packed audience at the British and Irish Modern Music Institute in Brighton after he has an hour-long Q&A session. During the talk, Roger makes some critical remarks about Simon Cowell and his show The X Factor that are picked up by the press.

2016 – Roger performs during the 19th annual Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation Collaboration for a Cure benefit dinner at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City