October 23, 2020

Today in Whostory: 7/23/2019

1963 – The Detours play the Oldfield Hotel in Greenford.

1965 – New Musical Express publishes a list of The Who’s “life-lines”. Keith is certainly keeping his plan to “stay young forever.” Part of his plan is apparently fibbing about his age as his listing is a year short of his actual birthday

1966 – The Who play the Royal Hall at Bridlington Spa in Bridlington, Yorkshire

1967 – The Who play the Dallas Memorial Auditorium in Dallas, Texas

1968 – The Who play The Mosque in Richmond, Virginia

1974 – Former High Numbers publicist Pete Meaden takes Pete Townshend to see the Steve Gibbons Band perform at Dingwalls, Camden Town, North London.

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

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

1997 – The Who play the Marcus Amphitheater in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1999 – The John Entwistle Band play the Entertainment Center in Medina, Minnesota

2002 – The String Quartet releases their CD The String Quartet Tribute To The Who’s “Tommy”

2006 – The Who play the M√ľnsterplatz in Ulm, Germany

2011 – British tabloids publish recent clandestine photos of Pete outside his house wearing hearing aids

2012 – Pete joins Brian May of Queen and a large group of rock and pop stars in signing a letter posted in the Daily Telegraph demanding Google provide more protection against those using their search engine to pirate music.

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