September 26, 2020

Today in Whostory: 3/16/2019

1964 – The Who play the Glenlyn Ballroom in Forest Hill. The beginning of a new Monday night booking

1965 – The Who play the Marquee Club in London

1967 – Track Records launch party at the Speakeasy in London. Promo films of The Who, the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Jin’s Children are shown

1968 – The Who play the City Auditorium in Beaumont, Texas

1968 – article by Pete called “Who In Frisco” appears in New Musical Express.

1971 – Who record “Won’t Get Fooled Again” and a long jam cover of Marvin Gaye’s “Baby Don’t You Do It” that Pete has shoehorned into the Lifehouse plot.

1973 – Giving It All Away backed with “The Way Of The World” peaks at #5 in the British charts after it is released on the 16th. It is the first solo success for a member of The Who.

1973 – Billboard reports that The Who have recorded a commercial for Sunn Musical Equipment Co. that will be distributed as a single at Sunn dealerships.

1975 – John and his band The Ox is the headlining act at New York’ s Calderone Concert Hall

1976 – The Who play the Tarrant Count Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas

1981 – The Who play the Art Centre in Poole, Dorset

1996 – The John Entwistle Band play The Palladium in Detroit, Michigan

2001 – Roger does a one-off charity show at Dobson Arena in Vail, Colorado with Peter Frampton and Simon Townshend. The show is a benefit for The Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation and the U.S. Disabled Ski Team

2007 – Pete walks on during The Fratellis’ set at the South by Southwest Festival and joins them, playing along during the rest of their show

2009 – The Who Sell Out: Deluxe Edition is released. The 2-CD set includes both the stereo and mono mixes as well as the first official release of the oft-bootlegged Who instrumental “Sodding About” and an alternate recording of “Rael 1 & 2”

2011 – Roger and Mick Jones of The Clash perform together at the opening of the W Hotel in Leicester Square, London. Kate Moss and Jade Jagger are among audience members

2016 – The Who play the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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