October 27, 2021

Today in Whostory: 11/16/2019

1965 – The Who play the Winter Gardens in Malvern

1965 – Glyn Johns is at Decca Studios in West Hapstead preparing mono mixes of “Out In The Street” and “The Kids Are Alright”

1968 – New Musical Express carries the article “Pete Townshend keeps The Who live.“ The interview with Pete centers on the “Deaf Dumb and Blind Boy “ rock opera. Another article entitled “Who, Brown, Cocker Give All”, reviewing their recent show at the Walthamstow Granada

1968 – The Who play The Roundhouse in Chalk Farm, London

1969 – The Who play the Onondaga County War Memorial in Syracuse, New York

1979 – The Who play New Bingley Hall in Stafford, Staffordshire

1988 –
MCA holds Who Club nights in Dallas, St. Louis, Atlanta and Waikiki with giveaways of The Who’s CD catalog

1996 –
John holds a signing of his art work at a gallery in Boston

2000 – The Who play Wembley Arena in Wembley, London

2000 –
Rolling Stone declares “My Generation” the 33rd best pop song of all time.

2000 – Keith Moon’s former “handler,” Dougal Butler, tries to sell off tons of Moon memorabilia at the Fleetwood-Owen website. Very little of it matches his minimum bids.

2002 –
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam talks to the Baltimore Sun about The Who continuing after John Entwistle’s death. “I understand the people who criticize them for going on. But ultimately it’s their choice, and the fact that they went out and used the music to process it with the fans, I thought it was a courageous option.”

2005 –
Roger returns to his performances at A Night at the Proms as it moves to moves to Ahoy in Rotterdam

2005 –
Pete attends the induction of The Who into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame. Ray Davies handles the intro. Pete provides the induction intro for Pink Floyd.

2008 – The Who play the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan

2012 – The Who play the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts