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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th August 1978 Gunmen open fire on an Israeli El Al Airline bus in London
20th August 1978 Two dead after El Al crew ambushed in Mayfair.
20th August 1923 London harbor strike ends
20th August 1909 Born today: Andre Morell, London England, actor (Hound of the Baskervilles)
The Goldhawk Social Club
One of The Who's early regular gigs in the early 1960's.
Location: 205 Goldhawk Road, Shepherd's Bush
Description: Formerly The Goldhawk Social Club and now the Shepherds Bush Club, this is where where Roger Daltrey used to hang around with the local toughs, and was also one of The Who's regular early venues.
The Who's last performance at the Goldhawk Social Club in 1965 earning them 50 between them.
Others who played there included Adam Faith, Shane Fenton, The Macabre, Screaming Lord Sutch, The Birds and The Clique.
The 100 Faces club used during the RSG performance of I Cant Explain were from The Goldhawk.
The member's club was 5 shillings to become a member.
Tagged in this Tour: The Who in London