The Who has shown up a lot in the rock and roll news for April 30th. Let’s add one more reason: we’re playing it on the 5 o’clock block on 1019 KING FM, too!
- 1976, The Who’s drummer Keith Moon paid nine cab drivers to block-off both ends of a New York street so he could throw the contents of his hotel room out of the window.
- 1977, Led Zeppelin broke a new world attendance record at a concert when they played to 76,229 people at a gig at the Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, Michigan. The Who held the previous record at the same venue with 75,962 people.
- 1980, The film ‘McVicar’ with The Who’s Roger Daltrey in the title role premiered in London.