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The Who Hits Back! Tour: Edinburgh, 8 July 2023

Well, here we are back in cloudy Scotland, very appropriate weather for this special situation. The city is quite old, very picturesque and worth a visit. Yes, it’s touristy, but in a good way – lots of whisky shops, kilts […]

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The Who Hits Back! Tour: Hull, 6 July 2023

“We’re on the Highway to Hull . . .” This is a view on the crew’s “day bus” – not the usual kind that we could sleep in, but when we’re only traveling shorter distances (city to city), we take […]

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The Who Hits Back! Tour: Paris, 23 June 2023

Ah, Paris! This is going to be a special one, no doubt. Paris is a city unto itself, nothing really like it in the world. I’m not a Francophile myself, but certainly everyone can objectively appreciate the stunning cultural icon […]

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The Who Hits Back! Tour: Berlin 20 June 2023

Back in Berlin – it’s been some time. Onstage, during the show Pete even said “At this point, we must apologise . . .” that it’s taken them so much time to come back here. I remember our 2006 show […]

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The Who Hits Back! Tour: Florence, 17 June 2023

Florence – one of the places we’ve not played before during my time with the band, 20+ years now. It’s one of those old, old cities – statuary and ancient buildings from so many centuries ago. You can sort of […]

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The Who Hits Back Tour: Barcelona, 14 June 2023

And we’re off to the races . . . (*A quick correction from my last blog – one of our guys reminded me we did a few European shows in 2016. It was part of a larger tour, and certainly […]

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