Today in Whostory: 12/05/2019

1963 – The Detours perform at the Oldfield Hotel in Greenford

1965 – The Who play The White Lion Hotel in Edgware, London

1967 – Keith and his wife Kim attend the opening of The Beatles’ clothing store The Apple Shop in London.

1969 – The Who play the Palace Theatre in Manchester

1970 – The Who play The Lads Club in Norwich

1971 – The Who play the Denver Coliseum in Denver, Colorado

1972 – The beginning of three days of rehearsal for the upcoming live performance of the orchestral Tommy. During a break, Pete tells Roy Carr of New Musical Express that he is working on a new rock opera he calls “Jimmy.”

1973 – The Who take the train to Washington, D.C,

1975 – The Who play Chicago Stadium in Chicago, Illinois

1985 – Roger Daltrey continues his solo tour at the Tower Theater in Philadelphia

1999 – Pete’s radio version of Lifehouse premieres on BBC Radio 3

2006 – The Who play the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan

2012 – The Who play Madison Square Gardens in New York City, New York

2014 – The Who play the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire