October 30, 2020

Today in Whostory: 4/27/2020

1963 – The Detours play the Oldfield Hotel in Greenford

1964 – The Who play the 100 Club in London opening for the Mike Cotton Sound

1965 – The Who play the Marquee Club in London ending a 16 week residency.

1967 – The Who appear on Top of the Pops miming to “Pictures of Lily”

1969 – The Who play the Kinema Ballroom in Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland

1970 – The Who play the Civic Hall in Dunstable with Writing On The Wall opening

1974 – Pete reviews over a dozen current singles in New Musical Express including a new single from The Beach Boys, which he calls “mediocre.”

1974 – Filming of the “Fiddle About” sequence begins You can watch the end result on youtube here

2004 – Geffen releases Tommy: Deluxe Edition on DVD-A in the U.S

2009 – The Pinball Wizards release their CD My Generation (The Ultimate Who Tribute) featuring 10 Who covers. You can listen to it on YouTube here

2010 – The website Wolfgang’s Vault releases the audio from The Who’s 1970 Tanglewood concert in an online streaming format

2012 – Roger and his solo band play Kenmin Hall in Kanagawa, Japan

2015 – The Who play the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas

2016 – The Who play the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2018 – Roger performs at the We Are Family Foundation Celebration Gala at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City

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