December 1, 2021

Today in Whostory: 4/06/2019

1963 – The Detours play the CAV Sports Ground in Northolt.

1964 – The Who play the Glenlyn Ballroom in Forest Hill

1965 – The Who play The Marquee Club in London

1967 – The Who are at Pye Studio No. 2 where The Who are filmed by ORTF French television

1967 – Richard Goldstein writes a lengthy article in The Village Voice on The Who’s March 28th Murray the K show. He concentrates on the group’s interaction with backstage groupies and the “shtick” of their instrument smashing. Of The Who’s sound he writes, “Theirs is a toy music, with massive drumming and a vocal that sounds as though somebody’s batteries need changing.”

1968 – The Who play the Fillmore East in New York, New York

1975 – John’s interview on Alison Steele’s U.S. Army Reserve radio show Nightbird & Company is aired

1996 – The John Entwistle Band wraps up the first Left For Dead Tour at the Birch Hill Concert Hall in Old Bridge, New Jersey

1999 – MCA Records release, for the U.S. market, the budget-priced best-of CD, The Best Of The Who: The Millennium Collection