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.