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October 13, 1965

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Today in 1965, The Who recorded ‘My Generation’ at Pye Studios in London. The song hit No. 2 on the U.K. charts, but was held off of the top spot by The [...]

May 2, 1979

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On this day in 1979, The Who play their first concert following the death of drummer Keith Moon at the Rainbow Theatre in London. Their new man behind the kit was Kenney [...]

October 30, 1999

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On this day in 1999, an early attempt at video streaming over the web took place, as Neil Young’s annual Bridge School Benefit concert was “cybercast” to a [...]

August 16, 1969

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On this day in 1969, it was day two of Woodstock and The Who’s Pete Townshend gave the festival a memorable moment during The Who’s set when activist Abbie [...]

April 30, 1976

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On this day in 1976, Keith Moon of The Who apparently paid 9 New York cab drivers $100 each to block both ends of a street so he could throw furniture out his hotel window. [...]

December 14, 1969

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Today in 1969, The Who performed their rock opera, Tommy, in full for the first time. The performance took place at the Colosseum Opera House in London. In 1972, it was [...]

October 21, 1976

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On this day in 1976, Keith Moon played what was to be his final show with The Who. The concert was at the Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, [...]

September 17, 1967

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On this day in 1967, Keith Moon rigged his bass drum to explode at the end of “My Generation” during the band’s performance on CBS-TV’s Smothers [...]

May 25, 1978

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On this day in 1978, Keith Moon performed for the last time with The Who at the Shepperton Film Studio in England for the movie, The Kid’s Are [...]

August 24, 1967

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On this day in 1967, Keith Moon, the drummer for The Who, drove his Lincoln Continental (not a Rolls Royce, as is often thought), into the swimming pool at the Holiday Inn in [...]
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