October 30, 2020

Today in Whostory: 2/11/2019

1965 – The Who play The Ealing Club in West London

1966 – The Who play The Palais in Wimbledon.

1966 – rie Drummond reviews the concert of the 5th in New Musical Express. She says Roger moved well but the guitarists (Pete and John) need to improve their stage performance.

1967 – The Who play the Royal Links Pavilion in Cromer with supporting acts The Money Spiders and Alex Wilson’s Sect

1968 – The Who play the Starlight Ballroom in Crawley, Sussex

1968 – Who go into IBC Studios to complete the recording of “Glow Girl” as well as recording the backing tracks for “Call Me Lightning” and “Little Billy.” That evening they motor out to Crawley to play the Starlite Ballroom. Their supporting group is Jo-Jo Gunne.

1973 – Pete was to have appeared with the London Symphony Orchestra at Radio City Music Hall for a charity concert followed by three nights at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island. However, Pete could only commit for the charity show and the rest of the London cast was unavailable so the concerts are canceled.

1977 – The Steve Gibbons Band LP Rollin’ On is released in the U.K. on Roger’s Goldhawke label. Pete is the engineer. A note thanks John and David Langston

1980 – The television show “WKRP in Cincinnati” aired an episode entitled “In Concert” the plot of which was the real-life December 3, 1979 Cincinnati tragedy.

1985 – Pete presents Sade with the award for Album Of The Year at the British Phonographic Awards at London’s Grosvenor House.

1996 – BBC Radio One airs an hour long special called Lifehouse: The One That Got Away. Excerpts from Pete’s original 1970 script are performed by actors and Pete, Chris Stamp and Andy Johns discuss the failure of the Lifehouse idea to get rolling. Pete expresses great bitterness about it and his frustration at trying to get across to the other members of The Who what seemed to him a very simple idea.

1998 – The John Entwistle Band play the House Of Blues in Los Angeles

2004 – The Wheels On The Bus Video – Mango and Papaya’s Animal Adventure is released on DVD featuring Roger Daltrey singing the role of Argon, the bus-driving Dragon

2004 – Roger appears on Liz Kershaw’s show on BBC 6 Music discussing the upcoming Teenage Cancer Trust shows.

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