70s

The Story of The Who - 1975

1975

March 18

The Tommy film premieres in New York.

March 26

Tommy premieres in Europe at the Leicester Square Theatre, London.

April30

The Who re-group at Shepperton Film Studios J Stage to record tracks for their next album, The Who By Numbers on the Island Mobile Studio.

October 3

The Who By Numbers released.

October 3-24

The group return to the live stage with an 11-date UK tour called The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World tour, followed by dates in Europe.

November 20-December 15

The Who start a 20-date US tour through to December. It is a brilliant return to form.

November 22

‘Squeeze Box’ released as a single. It reaches number 10 in both the UK and US.

December 21-23

Three shows at London’s Hammersmith Odeon billed as Merry Xmas From The ‘Orrible ‘Oo.