The group spent the rest of 1967 playing sporadic gigs in the UK. A 19-date North & South American concert tour. [23] In January 1967, the group played the Saville Theatre for the first time, on the same bill as Jimi Hendrix. Please help to make The Who Concert Guide better and better. [29] They played their first concert at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco on 16 June. An ongoing (to date) 56-show symphonic concert tour of North America and the U.K., partially supporting their album, This page was last edited on 18 January 2021, at 13:38. The Who are an English rock band, whose most commercially successful line-up was Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, John Entwistle and Keith Moon. 10 Mar 2021 Glasgow, Scotland The SSE Hydro Buy RSVP. Towards the end of the show, during "Won't Get Fooled Again", he passed out over his drumkit. Hide Spoilers. [80] The performances of "Baba O'Riley" and "Won't Get Fooled Again" were used in the finished film. [10] After the death of Entwistle in 2002,[11] Townshend and Daltrey continued as the Who, releasing two new albums in 2006 and 2019 respectively and continued touring. [34] After an incident that took place on a flight to Sydney, the band were briefly arrested in Melbourne and then forced to leave the country; Prime Minister John Gorton sent a telegram to The Who telling them never to return to Australia. Over the course of the following sixteen weeks, they broke attendance records in the club, and were booked for a further seven. Today we have infos about more than 2150 shows. 2h 15min | Documentary, Music | TV Special. [42] On 17 August, the Who appeared at the Woodstock festival on 17 August, having been delayed from the previous evening after the show ran late. The group spent much of the rest of the year on the road, including two lengthy US tours. The tour started with an eleven-week stint in North America over the summer, followed by ten dates in the UK in the autumn. On 18 May, they headlined the "Summer of 74" festival at The Valley in front of an estimated 80,000 people. This live rendition of The Who’s full-blown rock opera about a deaf, dumb, and blind boy was performed live in 1989 at The Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, with special guests Elton John, Phil Collins, Billy Idol, Patti LaBelle, and Steve Winwood. [36] A final package tour with the Small Faces, Joe Cocker and the Crazy World of Arthur Brown took place in November,[37] and on 10 December, the group made a guest appearance on the television special, The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus, which was subsequently shelved by the Stones. [30] The following month, the group began a coast-to-coast US tour with Herman's Hermits, which included a notorious after-party show in Flint, Michigan on 23 August (Moon's 21st birthday). The Who Tour 1989 was The Who's reunion tour in celebration of their 25th anniversary and their first without drummer Kenney Jones, who had replaced Keith Moon in 1979. Dates for 'Moving On!' After a 20-minute wait, Moon reappeared onstage, but after a few bars of "Magic Bus", collapsed again, and was immediately taken to hospital. [41], The first live performance of Tommy was a press reception at Ronnie Scott's on 1 May 1969. The original picks to play lead were Joe Walsh and David Gilmour (who was Pete's first choice when he told Bob Coburn on 'Rockline' that he wanted Gilmour for the tour; Gilmour bowed out due to a Pink Floyd tour of Europe in 1989 and Walsh also bowed out to tour with Ringo Starr's All-Starr Band that year), the group eventually chose Steve "Boltz" Bolton, who had played with Atomic Rooster and Paul Young in years past. The Who argued backstage with Hendrix about the running order, before agreeing to go on first following a coin toss. This included lengthy coast-to-coast trips across the US, playing in large arenas and stadiums, and was the most extensive tour they had undertaken in five years. [32] A two-week tour of the US began in November, which including a performance at Union Catholic High School in New Jersey on November 29. Learn More; Email. THE WHO 1975-12-04 Chicago Stadium AUD. The Who toured North America for the first time since 2008, (their first appearance in North America since their, The group undertook its "long goodbye" with its first ever appearance in the. However, the opening shows descended into violence after the group overran their stage time, causing the curtain to come down on them. 5 Mar 2021 Dublin, Eire 3Arena Buy RSVP. Townshend was forced to miss the encore during the show on 16 August at the Tacoma Dome when he impaled his right hand on the tremolo arm of his guitar while doing one of his trademark "windmills" during "Won't Get Fooled Again", barely escaping serious injury. The first Birmingham show on 6 October opened with the short set, while the final two shows at the Royal Albert Hall in London opened with nearly full performances of the album (although the second one had three songs before the Tommy set). [20] Immediately afterwards, Daltrey was fired from the group, but re-hired three days later as too many gigs were booked ahead. Showing all 3 items. Date of Concert: Tue, 27. The group's fourth album, the rock opera Tommy (1969) was a critical and commercial success. However, they dropped out a … 1989-06-29 Giants Stadium, East Rutherford. The large number of performers and the playing styles of Bolton (who relied heavily on the tremolo arm and made occasional use of the wah-wah pedal) and Phillips made for a very different sound than anything the band had presented in the past, drawing mixed reviews from fans and critics. Absolutely SMASHING!!!! [28], In June, the Who flew out to the US to begin their first proper tour there. Get the The Who Setlist of the concert at Wembley Arena, London, England on October 23, 1989 from the The Kids Are Alright Tour and other The Who Setlists for free on setlist.fm! [56] The only gig for the first half of 1973 was on 10 March at The Hague. These performances were originally broadcast live on cable TV and FM radio across the U.S. and Canada. [59] The group only allowed two days rehearsals, one of which was abandoned after Daltrey punched Townshend following an argument. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1989 CLV, Gatefold Laserdisc release of Live - Featuring The Rock Opera Tommy on Discogs. Date of Concert: Mon, 01. 8 Mar 2021 Liverpool, England M&S Bank Arena Buy RSVP. Learn More; Email. [8] Following two reunion gigs in 1985 (for Live Aid) and 1988, the band toured in 1989 with an expanded line-up. Symphonic Tour", My Generation / The Who Sings My Generation, The Who & Special Guests: Live at the Royal Albert Hall, 2001 The Concert for New York City appearance, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_The_Who_tours_and_performances&oldid=1001156070, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, The group becomes the Who (and for a short period, the High Numbers), performing strictly in England. Townshend said "This is the very last time we'll play Tommy on stage", to which Moon promptly cried, "Thank Christ for that! Get the The Who Setlist of the concert at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ, USA on June 29, 1989 from the The Kids Are Alright Tour and other The Who Setlists for free on setlist.fm! [61] Both Daltrey and Townshend felt they had to describe the plot in detail to the audience, which took up valuable time on stage. Date City Venue Tickets. The group debated on how to celebrate their 25th anniversary (actually the 25th anniversary of their being joined by Keith Moon, as opposed to when the group first formed), eventually deciding on a tour instead of a new studio album. Label: CMV Enterprises - CSLM 755-6 • Format: 2x, Laserdisc 12 Townshend wanted Chris Stainton to accompany them as a touring keyboardist, but Daltry objected. Send reports, setlists, pictures etc. [43] Two weeks later, the group played the second Isle of Wight Festival, using one of the largest live PAs available. [14], On 2 May 1964, Moon played his first gig with the band in a pub on the North Circular Road. [35] The Who would not return to Australia again until 2004. MPAA: Rated NR Baba O'Riley (Live At Universal Amphitheatre 1989) by The Who chart history on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes and YouTube. ... New York, Radio City Music Hall 27.06.1989. Contact Us. Live At The Kemper Arena, Kansas City December 1, 1975. Before the show, he was offered some tranquillisers from a fan. [63], The US tour started on 20 November at the Cow Palace in San Francisco. The live rendition of Tommy (1969) was compiled from two charity shows, on 27 June at New York City 's Radio City Music Hall and on 24 … [84] The group continued to tour the US into 1980. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1989 Green/Clear Vinyl release of Live In Amsterdam on Discogs. By 1962, the founding members of the Who (Daltrey, Townshend and Entwistle) were playing in the Detours regularly around West London. [47] The last live performance for 1970 was at The Roundhouse, London on 20 December. After Townshend became weary of touring, the group split in 1983. [79], Unhappy with the Gaumont performance, the Who played another show at Shepperton Studios on 25 May 1978 in front of a hand-picked audience of 500. They also performed "I'm a Boy" for the first time since 1974 during a show at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. This gigographie will focus on The Who's, Roger Daltrey's, John Entwistle's and Pete Townshend's live performance from past to present. The live album Join Together and part of the Tommy and Quadrophenia Live DVD were recorded. The group played five shows a day for nine days, running to a tight schedule with only two songs in their set. "[48], The Who held a press conference on 13 January 1971, explaining that they would be giving a series of concerts at the Young Vic theatre, where they would develop the fictional elements of the proposed film along with the audience. info@thewholive.net Below is a typical set list for most of the English dates (all songs written by Pete Townshend unless otherwise specified): Three concerts opened with the Tommy set. Several of the tracks were recorded at Radio City Music Hall, New York, and at Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, with the rest from various other concerts during the tour. Townshend stopped the show, grabbed sound engineer Bob Pridden, who was controlling the mixing desk, and dragged him onstage, shouting obscenities at him. In May, drummer, The band performed mostly in the United Kingdom, with a few dates in Paris and a short tour of Scandinavia. [25], On 25 March 1967, the Who played their first concerts in the US as part of the Fifth Dimension package tour at the RKO 58th Street Theater, New York. 1989: 21 June 1989 – 2 November 1989 (North America, England) 50 Reunion tours of North America and England with drummer Simon Phillips and several other supporting musicians and singers, including lead guitarist Steve Bolton. Much like the show on 24 August in Los Angeles, the last two dates were charity performances featuring complete versions of Tommy, and with the same special guests (see above). [82] They played a number of other shows in the UK and Europe over summer, before beginning a tour of the US in September. Except for the first show in Birmingham and the first charity show at the Royal Albert Hall, the Tommy segment did not open the show as in North America. Following the 1989 shows and the band's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in January 1990, The Who would not reunite again until 1996, the longest period of inactivity in their history. The band played a small series of shows in England following a one-month break, starting on 6 October with the first of four shows at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham and concluding with two concerts at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Week-by-week music charts, peak chart positions and airplay stats. [7] After a successful tour in 1982, the band broke up. Charity acoustic performance in New York and an appearance at, Tours of the United Kingdom, Europe, and the United States, supporting. After Entwistle's death in 2002, plans for a new album were delayed. 39 people were there. [22] The group's debts, caused by regular destruction of their musical gear, meant that they needed to spend most of the time touring. Date of Concert: Thu, 29. [69], The Who played a sporadic selection of shows for the rest of 1974. [9] The band officially reunited in 1996, starting with a two-year retrospective tour of Quadrophenia. [19] They played their first concerts outside the UK in September 1965, touring the Netherlands and Scandinavia. I was there too. SMASHING!! [51], The Who starting touring the US in July 1971, just before Who's Next was released. [4] Their fifth album, Who's Next followed a series of free concerts at the Young Vic, London. [1] They continued to perform exclusively in Europe until their first American tour in 1967.[2]. However, there would be widespread changes in the band's live presentation from their previous tours, largely at Pete Townshend's behest. "Secondhand Love" was also performed during the early part of the set on 7 October. Jun 1989 Go to Record. In 1978, Moon died of a drug overdose,[6] and the band, backed with drummer Kenney Jones and keyboardist John "Rabbit" Bundrick, toured 1979 and 1980 supporting their album Who Are You. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1989 Vinyl release of Live USA on Discogs. [62] A few shows later in Newcastle upon Tyne, the backing tapes to "5:15" came in late. Send reports, setlists, pictures etc. Guest artists include Phil Collins (Uncle Ernie), Billy Idol (Cousin Kevin), Elton John (the Pinball Wizard), Patti LaBelle (the Acid Queen) and Steve Winwood (the Hawker) - (see also "Tommy & Quadrophenia Live" - below) [67] The tour continued in February 1974, with a short series of gigs in France. Townshend later said that Daltrey "ended up hating Quadrophenia – probably because it had bitten back". The personnel from the previous tour was retained. [18] On 6 August 1965, the group played a major gig at the fifth National Jazz and Blues Festival in Richmond. [71], The Who began their "Greatest Rock and Roll Band In The World" tour on 3 October 1975, the same day that The Who By Numbers was released. [42] The following day, the group flew out to New York for a US tour, starting at the Grande Ballroom, Detroit. The group then took eight months off touring, the longest break of their career at that point. Two live radio broadcasts also occurred during the tour, the Radio City Music Hall date in June and the show at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas on the last night of the North American tour; an edited broadcast of the charity concert at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles later aired on the Fox Network. The original plan had been to play most of the album, but after the first gig at Stoke-on-Trent, the band dropped "The Dirty Jobs", "Is It In My Head" and "I've Had Enough" from the set. Check out Join Together (Live U.S. Tour/1989) by The Who on Amazon Music. [16], On 24 November 1964, the Who began a Tuesday night residency at the Marquee, which established their national reputation. [15] That June, the group started a residency at the Railway Hotel, Harrow, which is where managers Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp first met them. [78] The only concert played that year was a closed show at the Gaumont State Cinema, Kilburn on 15 December. The Who - Bootlegs - Live - 13 (1989 - 1994): 06/16/89 - Night Before The Resurrection - CD - A- 06/16/89 - Live Rehearsals, Glen Falls, New York 1989 - CD - A- Dec 1975 Go to Record. [33], The Who toured Australia and New Zealand in January 1968, along with the Small Faces. [76] The final date of the tour was in Toronto, Canada on 21 October, which turned out to be the last public show Moon ever performed. [57], The Who wanted to play Quadrophenia live, but would not be able to play all the instruments on the album on stage. The band returned 20 minutes later, playing older material. Live material from 1989 has appeared on a number of different releases: The group's first concert in six and a half years took place at the Glens Falls Civic Center in Glens Falls, New York on 21 June and the tour ran non-stop (save one five-day break) until the final date on 3 September at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. Get the The Who Setlist of the concert at Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY, USA on June 27, 1989 from the The Kids Are Alright Tour and other The Who Setlists for free on setlist.fm! Moon's playing, meanwhile, became incredibly erratic, particularly during Quadrophenia where he did not seem to be able to keep time with the backing tapes. This concert film features the show from the second of their two nights at New York’s Shea Stadium and was filmed on 13 October 1982. Supported releases include, Various dates in the United Kingdom and three separate trips to North America; the group also performs its first opera house shows later in the year in support of, Opera house dates in Europe, as well as various dates and tours of the United Kingdom and the United States, supporting, One TV live special in the Netherlands early in the year, with tours of England and North America later in the year in support of, A tour of France, sporadic dates in England, and four shows in New York, supporting, Tours of Europe and North America supporting, Two tours of North America and sporadic dates in the United Kingdom and Europe, supporting, Two special performances in London filmed for, European warm-up dates and two tours of North America, supporting, Tour of the United Kingdom and an appearance on the German TV program, The band reunited for short performances at, Reunion tours of North America and England with drummer, The group reunites again for a charity show in, The band played as a five-piece for the first time since 1982, including two acoustic shows for the, Tours of the United States and England, the last charity date at the, Five shows in England early in the year marked the group's final performances with. 12 Mar 2021 Newcastle upon Tyne, England Utilita Arena Buy RSVP. [83] On 3 December, at the group's performance at the Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, Ohio, eleven fans died after being crushed in a stampede to get into the stadium. The Who Live, Featuring the Rock Opera Tommy ( 1989) The Who Live, Featuring the Rock Opera Tommy. Introduction by John Entwistle; The Who Concert Guide tells the story of The Who live on stage. [60], The tour started on 28 October 1973. Eric Clapton and Tina Turner were supposed to appear at the concert reprising their roles from the film as the Hawker and the Acid Queen repectively. Join Together is a box set of live material released from The Who 's 1989 25th Anniversary Tour. [75] This was followed by similar shows at Celtic Park, Glasgow and Swansea City Football Ground. Additionally, they played a number of cover tunes: "I'm a Man" (familiar from the band's debut album, My Generation) featured electric guitar solos from Townshend, as did "Hey Joe", played in an homage to Jimi Hendrix; Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Born on the Bayou" was also performed sporadically. The band occasionally performed "Dig", one of the two new Who songs included on Townshend's latest album, The Iron Man, as well as acoustic performances of rare numbers such as "Mary Anne with the Shaky Hand" and "Too Much of Anything", neither of which the band had played more than a handful of times in the past. The group were nervous about playing Quadrophenia after the British tour, especially Moon. [87], List of tours and performances by The Who, an English rock band, sfn error: no target: CITEREFTownshend2012 (, harvnb error: no target: CITEREFNeillKent1997 (, "Rock & Roll Tragedy: Why 11 Died at the Who's Cincinnati Concert", "The Who's Townshend Reveals the Story Behind Big Super Bowl Set", "Review: The Who Performs 'Quadrophenia' and More at Staples Center", "The Who to Perform Tommy in Full on 2017 UK Tour", "The Who Announce U.S. [24] They played their first tour of Italy the following month. [55], The Who resumed touring on 11 August 1972 in Frankfurt, Germany as part of a European tour, which was the first time they had played together for several months. The latter two songs involved the band playing to a backing track containing the synthesizer parts. They resumed regular touring in 1999, with drummer Zak Starkey. A number of additional personnel were added as well, including a five-piece horn section (playing on roughly half the songs in the set) and backup singers, for a total of 15 band members in all. Originally known as the Detours, the group performed with varying personnel in and around the London area until 1964, when Moon joined. Supported releases include ". Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. Please help to make The Who Concert Guide better and better. Features The Who In 1989: ‘Tommy’ And Much More. 1996–1997 [17] Following chart success of "I Can't Explain", the Who began to tour nationwide. [21], They continued to gig continually around the UK through 1966, and underwent a second Scandinavian tour that October. [46] The group made a second trip to the Isle of Wight, appearing at the 1970 festival on 29 August, before an audience of 600,000. Sort by: Filter by Rating: 10 /10. A continuity of the previous tour, consisting of concerts in Europe and North America. [13] By the end of 1963, they had started to support major groups, including an opening slot for The Rolling Stones at St Mary's Hall, Putney on 22 December. Dates in the United Kingdom and tours of Australia/New Zealand and North America. [63][64] Townshend and Moon appeared on local television the following day and attempted to brush things off. [81], Following Moon's death, the Who recruited drummer Kenney Jones and played their first concert together at the Rainbow Theatre on 2 May 1979. [29] Two days later, they played their first major performance in the country at the Monterey Pop Festival. Billed as "The Kids Are Alright Tour", it was the band's only tour between 1982 and 1996. [65] Scot Halpin, an audience member, convinced promoter Bill Graham to let him play drums, and the group closed the show with him. [31], In October, the Who began a tour of British theatres. The Who played two other shows in Newcastle without incident. [72] They toured the UK and Europe before flying to the US in November, and ended the year with three of shows at the Hammersmith Odeon from 21-23 December. Their performance, which included Townshend destroying a Fender Stratocaster and Moon kicking over his drum kit, was filmed by D.A. When they reconvened in September to work on The Kids Are Alright, Townshend announced there would be no touring. Read More . With a few exceptions, the shows opened with selections from the rock opera Tommy. [38], The Who spent the start of 1969 sporadically gigging the UK in between recording the rock opera Tommy. [3] The Who played the rock opera live from 1969 to 1970, which elevated the band's critical standing. [73], Owing to group debts, the Who spent much of 1976 touring. Performances in the United Kingdom and Europe, as well as the band's first trips to North America. A series of dates in the United Kingdom and the United States in addition to the band's first trip to Japan and their first shows in Australia since 1968. [85], At the start of 1981, the Who played their longest British tour in ten years. The Who (and guest artists) perform "Tommy" live at the LA Universal Amphitheater, in 1989. Up & coming Tour Dates. The Who live 1962 to 2020. LEVL UP: Live Events Lift Up Festival. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1989 Clear Vinyl release of Live In Amsterdam on Discogs. Jun 1989 The concert earned them a world record for the loudest band, with concert volume registering 120 decibels. Moon had a day to recover, and by the next show at The Forum, was playing at his usual strength. [54] The tour moved to the UK in September, including a show at The Oval, Kennington in front of 35,000 fans, and the opening gig at the Rainbow Theatre in Finsbury Park, before going back to the US, ending in Seattle on 15 December. It was intended to be used for The Kids Are Alright but almost none of the footage appeared in the final cut. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1989 CD release of Live In New York on Discogs. Encores (variations of the following list): Roger Daltrey left the stage in the middle of "Behind Blue Eyes" during the show at Wembley Arena on 26 October, having struggled with the flu throughout the night; Townshend handled lead vocals for the rest of the song, plus "Won't Get Fooled Again", and the band played the encore without Daltrey. The show included a new quadrophonic public address system which cost £30,000; the audience was mainly invited from various organisations such as youth clubs, with only a few tickets on sale to the general public. Pennebaker. [26] They toured Germany in April,[27] followed by a short Scandinavian tour. [40] Daltrey's voice had improved, and the quality of their live shows improved. The tour promoted the recent IT’S HARD album, which had been released in June 1982, and the set list included a number of tracks from that album, some of which the band would only play live on this tour. [45] The group's show on 14 December at the London Coliseum was filmed for a possible future Tommy feature. Shows on the tour often ran for three hours or more and the set list varied from one point to another, with group mixing in familiar material with lesser-known songs like John Entwistle's "Trick of the Light" and a few tracks from Townshend's solo efforts. Contact Us. More Tour Dates . The Who occasionally re-formed for live appearances such as Live Aid in 1985, a 25th anniversary tour in 1989 and a tour of Quadrophenia in 1996–1997. [50] The group gave a further series of concerts at the Young Vic on 25 and 26 April, which were recorded on the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio by Andy Johns, but Townshend grew disillusioned with Lifehouse and further shows were cancelled. The Who Day on the Green 1989 #2 - Aug 30, 1989 Aug 30 1989; Last updated: 26 Sep 2020, 18:34 Etc/UTC. It was the last concert Moon played with the group; he died on 7 September. At the conclusion of "Pinball Wizard", Abbie Hoffman took to the stage to protest about the imprisonment of John Sinclair before being kicked offstage by Townshend, while during "See Me, Feel Me", the sun rose, almost as if on cue. Meanwhile, the four performances of Tommy were even more complete than when the band played it in 1969–1970 and included both "Cousin Kevin" and "Sensation". It was the year of the band’s 25th anniversary tour, which brought new performances of Pete Townshend’s opus. The project started in April 1996. [49] After Keith Moon had completed his work on the film 200 Motels, the group performed their first Young Vic concert on 15 February. A short performance in London for the Killing Cancer charity. This is the best concert I've ever had the … Jesekah83 5 December 1999. [5] They continued to tour to large audiences before taking a hiatus from live performances at the end of 1976. Also features a Who - only encore, with a total length of ~2:15. The Who Royal Albert Hall, London - Nov 2, 1989 Nov 02 1989 Following concerts The Who Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony #5 - Jan 17, 1990 Jan 17 1990 [68] The final show at the Palais des Sports de Gerland in Lyon on the 24th was the last time Quadrophenia was played as a stage piece with Moon, who died in 1978. [86] In late 1982, they toured the US as the First Farewell Tour, playing their final show in Toronto. Live material from 1989 has appeared on a number of different releases: It was later released in the early 1980s on VHS video tape. Live from Toronto is a double live album by The Who recorded during the last concert of the It's Hard Tour at the Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, 17 December 1982. [77], After the 1976 concerts, the Who were inactive during the first half of 1977, during which time punk rock became popular, with several punk bands citing the group as an influence. [74] On 31 May, they headlined the "Who Put The Boot In" festival at The Valley in front of 60,000 fans. [39] They began rehearsing a live performance of the rock opera at Hanwell Community Centre on 1 April, where they worked out a running order that could be played live by the group. The tour was announced on 3 May 2016. [66], The group began to get used to the backing tapes, and the remainder of gigs for the US tour were successful. [12] The following February, they began a Monday night residency at the White Hart Hotel in Acton and also started playing regularly at the Oldfield Hotel in Greenford. [44] In October 1969, the Who played six shows at the Fillmore East, where Leonard Bernstein praised them for their new music. Various shows in England and the United States as well as tours of North America, Japan, and New Zealand/Australia. [58] They decided to play along to backing tapes as they had already done for "Baba O'Riley" and "Won't Get Fooled Again". [52][53] The set list was revamped, and while it included a smaller selection of numbers from Tommy, several new numbers from the new album such as "My Wife", "Baba O'Riley" and "Won't Get Fooled Again" became live favourites. The Who Live, Featuring the Rock Opera Tommy (1989 TV Special) Trivia. However, the shows were a disaster, with both groups getting mocked by the local press and the bands trashing their hotel rooms. Earlier shows on the tour featured very experimental set lists that included material from Pete Townshend's most recent album The Iron Man, as well as songs like John Entwistle's "Too Late the Hero" and the Boudleaux Bryant standard "Love Hurts", which the band had covered occasionally from 1965–1967. 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