October 21, 2020

Today in Whostory: 7/22/2019

1964 – The High Numbers play the Scene Club in Soho

1966 – The Who play the Marine Ballroom at the Central Pier in Morecambe

1967 – The Who play the Sam Houston Coliseum in Houston, Texas

1967 – The Happy Jack LP reaches its U.S. peak at #67 in the Billboard charts

1972 – Keith discusses his influences in New Musical Express. Although he says he admires Carlo Little (Lord Sutch), Bob Henrit (The Roulettes), and D.J. Fontana (Elvis Presley), Keith admits when The Who recorded their first singles, “I wasn’t aware of anyone influencing me.”

1989 – The Who play the Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, Wisconsin

1994 – Pete is interviewed for Rolling Stone in San Francisco. He tells them he would give his permission for Roger and John to tour without him as The Who.

1995 – Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band, featuring John Entwistle on bass, play the second of three nights at Caesar’s Palace in Atlantic City, New Jersey

1996 – The Who play Madison Square Gardens in New York

1997 – The Who play the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota

1997 – Rhino Records releases the CD Martyrs and Madmen: The Best Of Roger Daltrey in the U.S

1997 – The punk band Hi-Standard releases the CD Angry Fist with a cover of “The Kids Are Alright.”

1999 – The John Entwistle Band play The Call in Providence, Rhode Island

1999 – Roger makes a guest appearance playing a crack dealer on the ITV TV program The Bill. The episode is titled “Cracked Up”

2000 – Elena Powell & The Glitter Folk release their CD Left Of The Moon with an acoustic cover of “Tattoo.”

2001 – “A Walk Down Abbey Road: A Tribute To The Beatles” featuring John on bass play the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Connecticut

2002 – Roger plays a female fortune teller on his second episode of Witchblade entitled “Hierophant.”

2006 – The Who play the Lovely Days Festival in St. Pölten, Austria

2011 – Roger plays Blickling Hall in Norwich

2017 – The Who play Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey

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