Today in Whostory: 9/08/2019

1963 – The Detours play the White Hart Hotel in Acton

1964 – The Who play the Railway Hotel in Wealdstone

1965 – The Who play the Town Hall in Farnborough

1967 – The Who play the Convention Center in Anaheim, California

1967 – Bill Kerby of the Los Angeles Free Press interviews Roger. Kerby says, “If I were an agent, I wouldn’t book Jesus Christ doing a guest set with The Beatles to come on after The Who.

1972 – A previously announced show at the Ahoy Halle in Rotterdam is canceled.

1975 – Keith arranges a singing session for comedian Peter Cook at Clover Recorders, Hollywood. Members of The Band and Ricky Nelson perform back up. Keith is then in the midst of recording his second, never-to-be-completed, solo album.

1975 – Keith attends Peter Sellers’ 50th birthday party at Peter’s home in Beverly Hills. While there Keith jams with an impromptu band consisting of David Bowie, Bill Wyman, Ron Wood, Joe Cocker, Jesse Ed Davis, Danny Kortchmar, Bobby Keyes and Nigel Olsson.

1977 – US Against The World, featuring Roger among other celebrities, airs

2009 – The FX series Sons of Anarchy starts its second season with a special performance of “Slip Kid” by the heavy metal group Anvil.

About The Author