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Our next single is really pop-art. I wrote it with that intention. Not only is the number pop-art, the lyrics are young and rebellious. It's anti-middle-age, anti boss-class and anti young marrieds.

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Melody Maker July 3, 1965

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The Who have announced the dates for "The Who Hits 50" U.S. tour. The First leg starts in Tampa, Florida on April 15, 2015 and ends on May 30, 2015 in Forest Hills, New York. The second leg of the tour begins September 15, 2015 in San Diego, California and ends in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on November 4, 2015.

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1963
The Detours play at the Glenlyn Ballroom in Forest Hill

1965
The Who play at St. Matthew's Hall in Ipswich

1966
The Who are in Frankfurt, Germany appearing on the TV show Beat Beat Beat.

1967
The Who play the Empire Theatre in Liverpool

1968
John is interviewed on BBC's Radio 1 Club

1969
The Who play at Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Columbus, Ohio. Deli Radish is the opening act.

1972
Pete records the demo for "Sea and Sand " for Quadrophenia at his home studio in Twickenham. The demo later appears on the Scoop 3 album.

1973
The British Quadrophenia tour continues at King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester.

1985
Pete and his new band Deep End make their concert debut in Brixton, England as part of a charity for the Brixton Academy. The shows also mark the debut of Pete's "big band " sound featuring backup singers, a horn section and an additional electric guitarist that will become Pete's standard format with The Who for the next thirteen years. On stage with Pete at this show are Dave Gilmour on the added electric (also Quadrophenia at Hyde Park 1996), Jodi Linscott on percussion (1989 Who, 1996 Quadrophenia, 1998 Townshend and 2000 Lifehouse), Simon Phillips on drums (1989 Who and Psychoderelict tour), Chucho Merchan on bass (1998 Townshend and 2000 Lifehouse), Peter Hope-Evans on harmonica (Psychoderelict tour, 1998 Townshend and 2000 Lifehouse), Roddy Lorimer, Simon Clarke, and Tim Saunders on brass (1989 Who), and Billy Nicholls both backing vocals and musical director (practically everything to date). John "Rabbit " Bundrick on keyboards and Bobby Pridden on the mixing board are the only holdovers from The Who.The shows tonight and tomorrow are recorded and filmed and are later released as the album Pete Townshend's Deep End Live and the video Pete Townshend's Deep End: The Brixton, England Concert.

1996
The Who continue the first leg of their North American Quadrophenia tour with a performance at the United Center in Chicago

1998
The John Entwistle Band continue their U.S. tour appearing at the Little Waldorf in Reno, Nevada

1999
John Entwistle has an art sale at the San Francisco Art Exchange.

2002
The Sunday Times lists Pete Townshend in its annual rich list. Pete ties with Robbie Williams and Ronnie Wood for ninth place among Britian's musical earners at £10m worth.


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