40s

The Story of The Who - 1944

1996

March

Tommy opens as a stage production in London. Pete and Roger are photographed together at the opening night party. A remastered edition of the Who’s original Tommy album is released on CD.

June 29

Pete, Roger and John reunite with extra musicians including David Gilmour to perform Quadrophenia at an open air show in London’s Hyde Park. Also on the bill are Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan. The event is in aid of The Prince’s Trust charity. A remastered edition of The Who’s original Quadrophenia album is released on CD.

July 16-22

Five consecutive nights at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The first of the Quadrophenia US tour.

October

The Who By Numbers and Who Are You reissued as remastered editions with extra tracks and 24-page booklets.

October 13

The Quadrophenia show hits the road in America on its second leg of the US/Canada tour, visiting 21 American and Canadian cities over a six week period.

December 6-7

Pete, Roger and John, together with extra musicians including Simon Townshend and Zak Starkey perform Quadrophenia before sell out audiences at London’s Earls Court Arena.

December 11

Pete, Roger and John perform Quadrophenia at the Nynex Arena in Manchester.