November 28, 2020

Today in Whostory: 3/25/2019

1963 – The Detours play the White Hart Hotel in Acton

1965 – Who appear on Top Of The Pops

1965 – The Who play the Blue Opera R&B Club at the Cooks Ferry Inn in Edmonton

1966 – The Who play the Corn Exchange in Hertford, Hertfordshire

1966 – The injunction against Reaction releasing “Circles” or “Instant Party” is lifted and the label puts their 40,000 leftover copies in the shops

1966 – Paul Samwell-Smith tells the NME that Pete stole his guitar feedback technique from Jeff Beck when he saw his group Trident playing at the Richmond Athletic Grounds. Pete denies it.

1967 – The Who play the RKO Radio Theater in New York

1976 – The Who play the Center Coliseum in Seattle, Washington

1986 – Roger appears on Howard Stern’s radio show broadcast from London. Around the same time Roger also shows up on the Mary Turner Interview Show a Washington D.C. radio program.

1986 – Roger calls in to the Mary Turner Interview Show, a Washington, D.C. radio program.

1992 – John performs on the 40th Anniversary of American Bandstand TV special.

1995 – Billboard reports that EMI has closed the Townhouse 3 Studio in London. It had been operating as a studio since The Who set it up under the name Ramport Studios for the recording of Quadrophenia

1996 – The John Entwistle Band play Bourbon Street in Montreal, Canada

2003 – Who’s Next Deluxe Edition is released in the U.S. Disc two features the largest yet collection of live recordings from the Young Vic in London April 26, 1971

2004 – The Who play the London Forum in Kentish Town, London

2004 – The Who make #29 on Rolling Stone’s list of “The Immortals”, a list compiled by rockers including Pete. The Beatles head up the list. Eddie Vedder writes the tribute for The Who

2007 – The Who play the Ford Amphitheatre in Tampa, Florida

2012 – Roger makes a cameo of a few seconds as an elaborately made-up hookah=smoking caterpillar on ABC-TV’s Once Upon a Time. His sole line is to say “Who Are You? Who? Who?”

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