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01/21/2017 at 10:31. Facebook
50 YEARS OF THE WHO
21 January 1967. The Who were booked to play at the Union Hop at Leeds University along with support group The Hamilton Movement. Unfortunately Pete's Lincoln Continental ran out of petrol on the A1 on the way up there. As he had no money on him he left his Rickenbacker guitar with the garage in lieu of payment, hoping to collect it on the way home. The delay meant that he...
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Speaking with Daniel Gumble in Music Week, Pete Townshend says he's optimistic about some new Who music . . .
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01/18/2017 at 18:46. Facebook
Sad to report the passing just before Christmas of record engineer and producer Bill Price. Bill worked with Pete Townshend on several of Pete's solo releases including White City and Empty Glass.

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01/18/2017 at 10:52. Facebook
50 YEARS OF THE WHO
18 January 1967. A return visit to the fabulous Orchid Ballroom in Purley, Surrey for The Who. Opening in May1950 as a large glittering ballroom hosted by big bands, the Orchid proved a huge success for the Saturday night dance crowds of the 1950s. After 10 years the ballroom became notorious for rowdy behaviour and drunkeness and a refurbishment of the ballroom improved...
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01/17/2017 at 10:19. Facebook
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01/16/2017 at 10:38. Facebook
50 YEARS OF THE WHO
16 January 1967. The Robert Stigwood Organisation and Reaction Records, whose roster of artists included The Who, merged with NEMS Enterprises, Brian Epstein's management company. Stigwood became joint managing director of NEMS with Epstein.
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01/15/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
The single 'My Generation' entered the US charts on this day in 1966. Here’s the story behind this groundbreaking British rock anthem:
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01/15/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
50 YEARS OF THE WHO
15 January 1967. The Who, with Eric Burdon and The Animals, flew to Hamburg, Germany to appear on Radio Bremen's Beat Club TV special Dag Swing Time Party. The Who mimed to 'I'm A Boy', 'Heat Wave' and their current single 'Happy Jack'. The show was presented by Uschi Nerke and The Who's appearance helped get them their only Number One in Germany. The show was broadcast on...
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Who - Happy Jack 1967

Who - Happy Jack 1967 Happy Jack wasn't old, but he was a man. He lived in the sand at the Isle of Man. The kids would all sing, he would take the wrong key,...

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01/13/2017. Facebook
On 13 January 1968, The Who's third album THE WHO SELL OUT, made its British chart debut …
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01/13/2017. Facebook
50 YEARS OF THE WHO
13 January 1967. A one-off gig for The Who at the Festival Hall in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. The only time they ever played this town. Any Kirkby people reading this? Were you at this show?
The Who
01/12/2017. Facebook
50 YEARS OF THE WHO
12 January 1967. Pete and Eric Clapton were so impressed by Jimi Hendrix at the Bag O' Nails, so tonight they went again to see him and the Experience play at the 7 1/2 Club in White Horse Street, Mayfair.
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01/11/2017. Facebook
What was the best concert that you saw at the SSE Arena, Wembley in 2016? Here's a clue . . . they appeared on 13 February 2016! Enter the competition to win some big prizes. Check out WHO is on the list and cast your vote here [ Tinyurl.com Link ]
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01/11/2017. Facebook
50 YEARS OF THE WHO
11 January 1967. The Who were at BBC Lime Grove Studios taping an appearance which was later inserted into Thursday's edition of Top Of The Pops. They performed their current single, 'Happy Jack'.

After the taping Pete and John were at the Bag O' Nails club in Kingly Street to watch the Jimi Hendrix Experience. Jimi and his group had that day signed a contract at New...
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01/06/2017. Facebook
50 YEARS OF THE WHO
6 January 1967. The first gig of the new year for The Who as they appeared tonight at the Marine Ballroom on Central Pier in sunny Morecambe. Well, we say first gig, but not for Pete who failed to show up after he was involved in an accident on the M6. Mike Dickinson, guitarist with support group The Doodlebugs sat in for him for part of the set and Roger played guitar...
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01/05/2017. Facebook
Sad to report that the White Hart Hotel in Acton burnt down in the early hours of 1 January 2017. Fortunately all 340 customers and the staff of 12 were all OK. In recent years the White Hart had been known as the Redback and more recently, the Aeronaut. But back in February 1963 a Monday night residency at the White Hart was given to a local "jazz and jive" group called The Detours. They were...
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12/31/2016. Facebook
TO WISH YOU ALL A HAPPY WHO YEAR!
Here's a tasty treat from 48 years ago for you on this very auspicious eve. It's from 31 December 1968 when French TV station TV2 broadcast a 4-hour programme which had been pre-recorded on 27 November that year. The programme was called Surprise Partie and was broadcast on New Year's Eve 1968. The Who, or rather Les Who, mimed to three numbers, all of which...
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The Who - New Year's Eve party on french tv 31dec 1968

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12/31/2016. Facebook
50 YEARS OF THE WHO
31 December 1966. The second night of a rock'n'roll extravaganza at the Roundhouse in Chalk Farm, north London. Both nights billed as PSYCHODELPHIA although tickets had it billed as Psychedelicamania – but we're not going to argue. Last night saw Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band, The Alan Bown Set and The Cream take to the stage at this fabulous venue created from a...
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