August 12, 2020

Today in Whostory: 9/07/2019

1963 – The Detours play the Oldfield Hotel in Greenford

1966 – The Who play the Locarno Ballroom in Stevenage

1969 – The Who play the Cosmopolitan Club in Carlisle

1976 – Roger attends Paul McCartney’s first celebration of the birthday of Buddy Holly at the Lyceum

1978 – Keith Moon dies from an overdose of Heminevrin, a drug intended to treat or prevent symptoms of alcohol withdrawal.

2002 – Roger has a new song out, “Child O’ Mine” on the soundtrack to The Banger Sisters

2005 – Pete announces he is starting his own blog to serialize his unpublished novella The Boy Who Heard Music

2013 – A two-day Who convention is held at Bush Hall in Shepherd’s Bush, London. Chris Charlesworth, Keith Altham, and ‘Dougal’ Butler are interviewed. Simon Townshend and his band close the second night.

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