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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
29th June 1962 Born today: Amanda Donohoe, London, actress (CJ Lamb-LA Law)
29th June 1943 Born today: Roger Ruskin Spear, London Eng, saxophonist (Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band)
29th June 1858 Great fire in London harbor
29th June 1688 Seven bishops are acquitted at the tower after censure from James II
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