September 20, 2020

Today in Whostory: 6/02/2020

1965 – The Who have their first concert outside the United Kingdom at the Club au Golf Drouot in Paris

1966 – The Who play the Gröna Lund in Stockholm before 11,000 fans. Along with their usual fare, they essay a cover of Stevie Wonder’s “Uptight.”

1973 – Keith arrives at the BBC straight from Ron Wood’s birthday party to record a radio show. He has to be carried in by his minder “Dougal” Butler and has some difficulty reading his lines.

1975 – Roger goes to Shepperton Studios for the first day of a two-day shoot of music videos to promote his forthcoming second solo album Ride a Rock Horse.

1977 – Rolling Stone magazine carries an article titled “Who’s still angry? Roger Daltrey is” by Mick Brown

2001 – John Entwistle plays Atlantic City at The Shell Trump Marina Casino

2001 – Pete is interviewed in The Daily Telegraph. He says “I hope I die before I get old was obviously ironic.”

2007 – The Who play the Rose Bowl in Southampton, Hampshire

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