November 26, 2020

Today in Whostory: 12/13/2019

1963 – The Detours perform at the Evershed and Bignoles Apprentice Association Social Club Dance at the Feathers Hotel on Ealing Broadway, London

1965 – The Who play the Federation Club in Norwich, Norfolk

1971 – The Who play the San Francisco Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California

1973 – Roger performs the first of two nights as Tommy in the second all-star concert version of the orchestral Tommy at the Rainbow Theatre

1975 – The Who play Providence Civic Center in Providence, Rhode Island

1977 – Pete is interviewed by Dave Schulps of Trouser Press. He says he won’t be touring with The Who in the foreseeable future. The interview appears in the April and May 1978 issues. On the same day, Roger overdubs his vocal on “Who Are You. “,

1977 – Pete is interviewed by Dave Schulps of Trouser Press. He says he won’t be touring with The Who in the foreseeable future but does not mention the reason, his concern that Keith is not in fit shape to tour. The interview appears in the April and May 1978 issues. On the same day, Roger overdubs his vocal on “Who Are You.”

1979 – The Who play the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland

1982 – The Who play Richfield Coliseum in Cleveland, Ohio

1990 – A Japanese TV station airs a live performance of Michael Hedges at The Bottom Line in New York. Hedges performs a cover of “Eminence Front. “,

2002 – At the First Surround Sound Music Awards, the Music From Lifehouse DVD wins Best Standard Resolution title and Live At Royal Albert Hall: The Who And Special Guests wins Best Concert Video.

2010 – Pete Townshend is one of eighty celebrities signing a letter in The Times calling for Iran to release Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery. Four years later her sentence is commuted and she is set free.

2010 – The press reports that Ross Halfin is suing LiveNation for using on merchandise a 1978 photo he shot of The Who without his permission

2014 – The Who play the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester

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