1963 – The Detours play the Oldfield Hotel in Greenford.
1964 – The Detours open for the Tony Meehan Combo at the California Ballroom in Dunstable
1965 – The Who play The Plaza Ballroom in Newbury, Berkshire
1966 – A judge grants another injunction brought by The Who’s former producer Shel Talmy preventing The Who from releasing any further recordings. The Who’s management New Action Ltd. agrees to try to reach a settlement upon the first adjournment. It will take seven months to work out that settlement
1968 – The Who play in New York
1995 – A press release announces that John will be the bass guitarist on that summer’s tour of Ringo Starr’s Third All-Starr Band
2004 – The SAS Band (Spike’s All Star SAS Band) featuring Chris Tompson, Tony Hadley, Paul Young, Leo Sayer, Arthur Brown, Fish, Mark Shaw, Tom Robinson, Richard O’Brien, Roy Wood and Roger Taylor release The SAS Band live DVD. It contains a cover of “My Generation” with vocals by Leo Sayer and lead guitar by Formula 1 driver Damon Hil
2009 – The Who play the Perth Oval in Perth, Western Australia, Australia
2012 – The cybergroup Anonymous hacks Chinese Government websites. Their onscreen message is backed by a recording of “Baba O’Riley”.