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I used to talk to Kit about Pop Art a lot and suddenly he came out with this idea. He told us: 'Keith is going to have a bullseye on his T -shirt, Pete is going to wear badges' – all these were his ideas. At the beginning it took a lot of guts to wear them.

— Pete Townshend

Melody Maker - March 1966

Today in the Who's History

1965:

The Who play in Bishope

1966:

The Concert Guide lists The Who playing in Malmö and in Odense

1966:

The Who play in Odense

1969:

The Who continue a six-night stand at the Fillmore East in New York accompanied by the Joshua Light Show.

1970:

The Who play in Glasgow

1971:

John's first solo LP Smash Your Head Against The Wall hits the U.S. charts peaking at #126. A single with “My Size” and “I Believe In Everything” is released in the U.S. but doesn't chart. Also on this day Melody Maker prints an interview of Roger by Chris Welch called “Squire Daltrey.” Conducted at Roger's newly purchased country mansion, the interview has Roger report that the Lifehouse project is now being written as a film to be called “Guitar Farm.”
The Who play in Liverpool

1971:

The Who play in Liverpool

1972:

Atlanta's underground newspaper The Great Speckled Bird carries a negative review of a multi-media production of Tommy at Georgia State University.

1975:

The Who play in London

1982:

The Who play the Alameda County Stadium in Oakland, California. T-Bone Burnett and The Clash open

1984:

Pete stages and performs at an anti-heroin benefit concert at The Moonlight in Hampstead. Making their live debut at this show is a new band called The Stone Roses. Their drummer, Alan 'Reni' Wren, also sits in for Pete's set.

1989:

The Who begin four more nights at Wembley Arena in London. Additional dates are on the 24th, 26th and 27th.
Also on this date, The King Biscuit Flower Hour radio show in the U.S. broadcasts Roger's Dec. 8, 1985 solo concert in Boston. It is later bootlegged as Summertime Blues.

1996:

The Who play in Phoenix

1998:

John Entwistle plays at Jaxx Night Club in Springfield, VA.

2001:

John Entwistle plays at Toads Place in New Haven, CT

2002:

Roger Daltrey is interviewed on ITV's Today with Des and Mel.
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