Whos

17th November 1973, The Who’s double album Quadrophenia entered the UK album chart peaking at No.2. One of two two full-scale rock operas from The Who (the other being the 1969 ‘Tommy’). The 1979 film based on the story stars Phil Daniels, Toyah Willcox, Ray Winstone, Michael Elphick and Sting. Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10160888606770167

27th June 2002, One day before the scheduled first show of The Who’s 2002 US tour, bass player John Entwistle, died aged 57 in his hotel room at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Entwistle had gone to bed that night with a stripper, who woke at 10am to find Entwistle cold […]

Good page here on Tommy from our friends at uDiscover: https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/tommy-a-masterpiece/ The Who’s Tommy – A Masterpiece Released in May 1969 The Who’s Tommy is a masterpiece…a word that is applied to all too many recordings, but in the case it probably doesn’t go far enough… Read it here

4th Jan 1970, Chauffeur Neil Boland was accidentally killed when The Who’s drummer Keith Moon ran over him in his Bentley. Moon was trying to escape from a Gang of skinheads after a fight broke out at a pub in Hatfield, England. Boland got out to try to protect the car, but left it in […]


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