November 27, 2021

Today in Whostory: 8/03/2019

1965 – A Shindig crew films The Who at Twickenham Film Studio Stage 3 in London. They perform live-in-studio versions of “I Can’t Explain”, “Daddy Rolling Stone” and a new song, “My Generation”. The first song is later included in The Kids Are Alright.

1967 – The Who play the Dane County Coliseum in Madison, Wisconsin

1968 – The Who play the Majestic Hills Theater in Lake Geneva. Opening was a band called Fuse who would later become Cheap Trick

1971 – The Who play the Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1972 – The three-record set Revelations (‘A Musical Anthology For Glastonbury Fayre’) is released in the U.K. with one Pete solo track, “Classified.”

1976 – The Who play the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland. The group Law opens

1995 – A planned Roger, John, Simon Townshend and Zak Starkey tour without orchestra called “From Tommy To Quadrophenia” is announced for Germany in November with shows in The Netherlands for December. The shows are later cancelled.

1997 – The Who play the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel Township, New Jersey

2002 – The Who play Madison Square Gardens in New York City, New York

2004 – The Who play the Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, Hawaii

2009 – Roger Daltrey is interviewed in Billboard. He announces that he will soon be touring with a new solo band made up of keyboardist Loren Gold, bassist Jon Button, drummer Scott Devours and guitarist and musical director Frank Simes. The tour, in reference to Roger’s voice, will be called the Use It Or Lose It tour.

2010 – The Sun reports that Roger Daltrey is working with LiveNation trying to book acts for the Help For Heroes benefit concert scheduled to take place in Twickenham 12 September

2012 – Roger Daltrey attends Steven Berkoff’s 75th birthday party at the Ivy Club in London