October 23, 2020

Today in Whostory: 10/25/2019

1963 – The Detours play the Goldhawk Social Club in Shepherd’s Bush

1965 – The Who play the Trade Union Hall in Watford, Hertfordshire

1966 – The Who play Club Nalen in Stockholm

1967 – The Who pre-record a mime job to “I Can See For Miles” for the BBC’s Top of the Pops.

1967 – Who pre-record a mime job to “I Can See For Miles” for the BBC’s Top of the Pops

1968 – The Who play Granby Halls in Leicester with Joe Cocker and Family opening

1968 – interview recorded on September 5th with Keith on Southern ITV’s Time For Blackburn was scheduled

1969 – The Who finish a six-night stand at the Fillmore East in New York accompanied by the Joshua Light Show. This is the last time The Who will perform at either of the Fillmores

1970 – The Who play the Empire Theatre in Liverpool

1972 – th reports to the set of That’ll Be The Day at Warners Holiday Camp where he is playing drummer J. D. Clover in the rock ‘n’ roll movie set in the late 1950s

1980 – The Who re-release their long out-of-print first album My Generation in the U.K. It is identical to the original release with the exception of the word “Virgin” (the label of the new release) in place of “Brunswick.” Bruce Malamut reviews it in Melody Maker and calls it a timeless classic. It reaches #20 in the British charts.

1982 – The Who play the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena in Oakland, California. T-Bone Burnett and The Clash open. The Who drop “Athena” and “A Man Is A Man” from the song lineup. Bobby Pridden receives an “Employee Of The Month” award during the show.

1987 – er is seen on a British television programme sitting in a red Ferrari at the Auto Show at Earl’s Court Exhibition Centre in London

1996 – The Who play the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim in Anaheim, California

1997 – John is interviewed about life after The Who in Hello! Magazine.

2012 – Who: Opus Collection is released at Starbucks stores. It will peak at #161 on the Billboard charts

2012 – The Who: Opus Collection is released at Starbucks stores. It will peak at #161 on the Billboard charts.

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