September 25, 2021

Today in Whostory: 8/13/2019

1965 – The Who play the Marine Ballroom on Central Pier in Morecambe

1967 – The Who play Constitution Hall in Washington DC

1967 – Pete and John go to the Ambassador to catch Jimi Hendrix’s set. When Hendrix spies Pete and John in the audience, he launches into a cover of “I Can’t Explain”.

1968 – The Who play the Fillmore West in San Francisco, California

1971 – The Who play Hara Arena in Dayton, Ohio

1972 – Keith flies back to London to film a brief cameo in a warehouse at the Surrey Docks for Ringo Starr’s comedy-horror film Count Downe, later retitled Son Of Dracula. Keith is seen miming drums to Harry Nilsson’s studio version of “Jump Into the Fire.”

1985 – In an issue of The Who fanzine The Relay Pete’s mother Betty is interviewed. She says she likes The Who’s records but doesn’t like them live. “Too loud for me.”

1989 – The Who play Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado

1994 – Roger’s “A Celebration of the Music of Pete Townshend” tour continues with a performance at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland

1994 – Pete attends an event at Club USA in New York

1994 – ICE magazine reports that a new bootleg copy of The Who’s 1968 Fillmore East performance entitled Shakin’ All Over is making the bootleg rounds. It is reported as coming from the master two-track tape.

1997 – The Who play the Lakewood Amphitheatre in Atlanta, Georgia

1999 – The John Entwistle Band play Itchycoo Park in Manchester, Tennessee. This show is later released on DVD as The John Entwistle Band Live

2005 – The CD B.B. King and Friends — 80 is released featuring a duet with Roger and B.B. King on “Never Make Your Move Too Soon”.

2017 – The Who play the Outside Lands Festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California