October 25, 2020

Today in Whostory: 9/22/2020

1963 – The Detours play the White Hart Hotel in Acton

1964 – The Who play the Railway Hotel in Wealdstone

1968 – Pete is interviewed by Michael Lydon in The New York Times

1982 – The Who play the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland

1982 – The Who record performance videos to promote “Eminence Front” and “It’s Hard,” the latter used in a television ad for Schlitz Beer.

1991 – Roger is photographed at the Los Angeles International Airport

1995 – It is announced that a tour of Europe and Australia by Roger, John, Simon Townshend, Zak Starkey and other members of the extended Who has been cancelled due to poor ticket sales

2004 – CBS-TV premieres their third CSI series, CSI: New York, this time using “Baba O’Riley” as the theme song

2007 – Roger performs at the Teenage Cancer Trust benefit at The Sage Gateshead. Additional performers MC Vic Reeves, Jimmy Nail, John Thompson, Gavin Webster, Ruby Turner, Sean Ruane, Jill Halfpenny, and Melissa Cavanagh. Roger performs “Giving It All Away”, “Behind Blue Eyes” and is then joined by Jimmy Nail for “Squeeze Box”

2019 – The Who play the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida

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