October 27, 2021

Today in Whostory: 3/09/2019

1963 – The Detours play Osterley Hotel in Isleworth

1965 – The Who play The Marquee Club in London

1966 – The Who play the Town Hall in Farnborough

1968 – The Who play the Grande Ballroom in Detroit, Michigan with Electric Prunes opening. At this show The Who add “Little Billy” to their show list. They also break all attendance records for the ballroom.

1968 – New Musical Express article: “Ann Moses meets The Who”$*$about meeting between The Who and the editor of Tiger Beat. Mention is made of the American Cancer Society ads.

1975 – John and his band The Ox is the headlining act at Century II in Buffalo, New York for promoter Harvey Weinstein

1976 – The Who play the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The show is stopped after only two songs when Keith passes out. They reschedule the show for the end of the tour (April 1)

1981 – The Who play the Wembley Arena in Wembley, London

1996 – The John Entwistle Band play in Denver, Colorado

1998 – An expanded and re-ordered version of Odds and Sods is released on CD in the U.K. The U.S. issue comes out the following day.

1998 – The gay-themed film Like It Is premiers at the London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival. Roger plays Kelvin, a gay music promoter

2007 – The Who play the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey

2010 – Roger opens for Eric Clapton at the Gwinnett Center near Atlanta

2012 – Roger plays at Il Gran Teatro GEOX in Padua, Italy