December 1, 2020

Today in Whostory: 4/03/2020

1964 – The Who play the Glenlyn Ballroom in Forest Hill

1965 – The Who play the London College of Printing in London

1965 – “I Can’t Explain” reaches its top position in the Billboard charts at #93.

1965 – The Who are featured in an article in Record Mirror: “The group that slaughters their amplifiers…”

1965 – “I Can’t Explain” reaches #18 in the Pop Weekly “Top 30”. In the “Top 20 News” they say “The Who make it again with their follow-up disc. Looks as if they are here to stay”

1967 – The Who fly to London

1969 – The Who continue rehearsing their new Tommy-centered act at the Community Centre, Westcott Crescent in Hanwell

1971 – Sounds magazine features The Who

1973 – The Daily Mirror carried an article entitled “Barn Stormer – With a New Pure Sound”

2000 – Roger is on the set of the TV movie Passions of Dracula: A True Story in Bucharest, Romania. He plays King Janos of Hungary. The movie is later retitled Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula.

2017 – The Who play the Echo Arena in Liverpool, Merseyside