2009 – a blue plaque in honour of The Who drummer Keith Moon was unveiled on the site of the Marquee Club in Soho, London, where in 1964 the band played the first of 29 gigs there. Fans on scooters turned up to pay tribute to Moon, who was 32 when he died of an […]
2004 – Keith Moon’s five-piece drum kit, custom-made for The Who drummer in 1968, sold for £120,000 pounds ($215,772) in London to an American collector, setting a world auction record for a set of drums.
1975 – The movie version of the Who’s Tommy premieres in New York, presented in “Quintophonic Sound.”
1967 – The Who play their first American live gig at New York’s Paramount Theater.
1966 – The Who’s Pete Townsend Hits Keith Moon on the Head with his Guitar on This Day in Rock Music History!
1966 – The Who’s Pete Townsend Hits Keith Moon on the Head with his Guitar on This Day in Rock Music History! After waiting for John Entwistle and Keith Moon to show for a gig at the Ricky Tick Club in Windsor, England, Roger Daltrey and Pete grab the drummer and bassist from their opening […]