October 27, 2021

Today in Whostory: 2/05/2021

1966 – The Who play the Odeon Theatre in Southend-on-sea, Essex

1967 – News Of The World runs an expose called “Pop Stars and Drugs – Facts That Will Shock You.” The article claims that The Moody Blues hosted parties at which Pete and Ginger Baker openly took LSD.

1967 – “Bucket T” backed with “So Sad About Us” is released in Sweden and the popularity of the Popside program sends the single to #1. It is The Who’s biggest hit in that country.

1967 – “Bucket T” is also released as a single backed with “Run Run Run” in Norway and Denmark

1977 – Roger appears on the BBC television programme Jim’ll Fix It. What Jim’ll fix is a young girl’s desire to meet “Tommy.”

1990 – The RIAA certifies The Who Live featuring Tommy video as platinum.

2003 – Roger Daltrey begins radio appearances in Britain discussing the upcoming Teenage Cancer Trust concerts

2013 – The Who play the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. Due to an injury, Zak Starkey steps down as drummer to be replaced by Scott Devours