October 27, 2021

Today in Whostory: 7/18/2019

1963 – The Detours play the Oldfield Hotel in Greenford

1964 – The Who play the Trade Union Hall in Watford

1965 – Radio Luxembourg’s Ready Steady Radio! broadcasts The Who recorded at The Marquee Club on the 13th

1968 – The Who play the Rhode Island Auditorium in Providence, Rhode Island

1970 – The soundtrack to Woodstock, featuring The Who’s performance of “See Me Feel Me”, hits the charts in Britain. It peaks at #35.

1972 – NBC-TV in the U.S. airs the special Good Vibrations From London with the June 3 Beach Boys concert that had been compèred by Keith

1989 – The Who play Rich Stadium in Orchard Park, New York

1995 – Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band, featuring John Entwistle on bass, play the Garden State Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey

1996 – The Who play the 3rd night in a row at Madison Square Gardens in New York.

1996 – John, Simon, Geoff Whitehorn, “Rabbit” and John Karan joined Godfrey Townshend and played at Le Bat Bar

1999 – Roger attends an event for PETA in Los Angeles

2006 – The Who play the Galaxie AmnĂ©ville in Metz, France

2012 – Pete Townshend and Roger hold a press conference in London to announce they will be touring that autumn with a presentation of Quadrophenia. “We’ve been anxious to work together before we drop dead” says Pete

2017 – The Who play the MGM National Harbor’s Theater