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Today in the Who's History

1964:

The High Numbers perform at the Railway Hotel at the Harrow & Wealdstone train stop

1966:

The Who play in Copenhagen

1967:

Speedy Keen's “Armenia City In The Sky” and Pete's “Jaguar” are recorded with Keith handling both the lead vocals at IBC Studio A, London.

1969:

The Who begin a six-night stand at the Fillmore East in New York accompanied by the Joshua Light Show. After the show Bill Graham throws a party for The Who at Max's Kansas City. Led Zeppelin, who were in the audience for the show, also attend.

1971:

The Who play in Birmingham

1973:

Chris Welch gives an advance review of Quadrophenia in Melody Maker calling it “a masterpiece.” He says it will make people forget about Tommy.

1982:

The Who play the Kingdome in Seattle, Washington

1987:

Pete's Double O Charity throws an upscale benefit ball at the Mayfair Hotel in London.

1996:

The Who play in San Jose

1998:

Listening To You: The Who At The Isle Of Wight is put out in the U.S. on home video by Eagle Rock Entertainment. Also, King Biscuit Flower Hour releases Best Of The Best with a live version of “Won't Get Fooled Again” by The Who recorded in 1973.

2001:

The Who play in New York
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