December 2, 2020

Today in Whostory: 11/15/2019

1963 – The Detours play at the Feathers Hotel in Ealing Broadway

1965 – The Who play The Pavilion in Bath

1966 – Today show airs the film of The Who at an impromptu outdoor 5-song concert at the Duke of York’s Barracks in the Kings Road filmed earlier in the week

1967 –
The Who return to the U.S. for another tour.

1968 – Track Records releases a new single by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown. “Nightmare “ backed with “What’s Happening “ carries an associate producer credit for Pete. It fails to chart in the U.K., but in the U.S. the A-side hits #74 in Cash Box while the B-side peaks at #99.

1968 – The Who record an appearance on Time For Blackburn

1968 – The Who play the Roundhouse in Chalk Farms, London

1969 –
New Yorker magazine runs an article on The Who with the band’s comments after they receive gold records for Tommy.

1969 – The Who play Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo, New York

1975 –
Melody Maker runs a contest in which the following sentence is to be completed: “The Who is the best band in the world because… “,

1980 – Pete’s “Rough Boys “ backed with “Jools and Jim “ hits the U.S. charts, peaking at #89 in Billboard and #99 in Cash Box.

1985 – Pete is photographed by Ebet Roberts in New York City

1987 – John and his band ‚”Rat Race Choir‚” play The Bayou in Washington, D.C

1989 – Roger and John attend the 2nd Annual Silver Clef Awards at The Puck Building in New York City, New York

1996 – The Who continue the first leg of their North American Quadrophenia tour with a performance at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York

1997 –
Roger again plays Hugh Fitzcairn on Highlander: The Series in an episode entitled “Unusual Suspects.”

2000 – The Who play Wembley Arena in Wembley, London

2000 –
Pete announces on his website that there will be no European Who tour in 2001 and that plans for a new Who album have been put on hold

2001 – Pete’s website offers a demo of “Crashing By Design” from White City

2010 – The 4-CD box set Live At Leeds 40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Collector’s Ediiton is released in the U.K.

2011 –
Quadrophenia (Deluxe Edition) and Quadrophenia (Super Deluxe Edition) are released in the U.S.