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The Who play a 14-city North American tour.

March 31

Teenage Cancer Trust show at London’s Royal Albert Hall.


A 28-city UK & European tour of festivals and arena concerts includes The Who’s first appearance at the UK’s Glastonbury Festival on June 24. The Who headline on the Sunday evening, the traditional spot for legendary bands, and though torrential rain pours down during their set it fails to dampen the crowd’s enthusiasm.

July 9

The summer touring concludes in Helsinki.

October 8

To mark the 60th anniversary of the VW minibus, The Who perform in Hanover to 40,000 VW owners. The set includes, of course, ‘Magic Bus’.

November 5

Pete and Roger attend the premiere of the movie (2 x DVD set) Amazing Journey: The Story Of The Who at the Odeon Cinema in Kensington High Street. The Who’s official website (www.thewho.com) is launched.

December 19

Roger makes a surprise appearance in New York with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra at the Nassau Coliseum and Izod Arena, performing ‘Behind Blue Eyes’, ‘Pinball Wizard’ and ‘See Me, Feel Me’/’Listening To You’.