1965, The Who’s manager … (read more…)
I’m Uncle Marty on The 3D RadioActivity Number 591, as we observe part three of our musical Memorial Day. On this episode, we again pay tribute to the remembrance of the artists who have left us in the past 365 days or so by playing cuts that they released. (read more…)
1964, The Who played at the Glenlyn Ballroom in Forest Hill, London.
1965, The Rolling Stones kicked off an 8-date mini-Europ … (read more…)
1966, The Who record preliminary versions of two new Pete Townshend compositions “Disguises,” and a song from Pete’s first rock opera Quads, “I’m A Boy.” “Disguises” is rush mixed to be used the next day on the last episode of BBC-TV’s A Whole Scene Going. Pete wears a handlebar mustache and John plays a tuba named “Gladys.”
1967,< ... (read more…)
1968, Quicksilver Messenger Service and The Hallucinations performed at Boston Tea Party in Boston, Massachusetts.
1969, The Who stage the Hollywood premiere of Tommy, perfor … (read more…)
1966, European radio stations mistakenly report that The Who’s lead singer Roger Daltrey is dead. Actually, it was guitarist Pete Townshend who had been injured in a car accident a few days earlier.
1966, Big Brother & the Holding Company perform with their new lead singer, Janis Joplin, for the first time.
1967, … (read more…)