October 27, 2021

Today in Whostory: 12/20/2020

1963 – The Detours perform at the Glenyln Ballroom in Forest Hill

1966 – The Who pre-record their appearance on the final Ready Steady, Go! – retitled “Ready, Steady, Goes!”

1970 – The Who play The Roundhouse in Chalk Farm, London

1980 – Record Mirror features a story titled “Who Play Charity Gig” about The Who’s participation in the upcoming concert to raise funds for the “Erin Pizzey’s Chiswick Family Rescue Organization”

1991 РIt is reported that Pete Townshend has sold the Anchorage, his Thames-side mansion for £595,000.

1996 – The Comic Strip Bizarro by Dan Piraro features a reference to The Who

2002 – The DVD for the film “Quicksilver” was released. The soundtrack features Roger Daltrey’s “Quicksilver Lightning”

2019 – The Sun lists their top 50 albums of 2019. The Who’s “Who” is rated at #27. You can view the whole list online here