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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st July 1964 Tottenham Hotspur's Scottish striker John White is killed by lightning playing golf in North London.
21st July 1938 Paul Hindemith and Leonide Massines ballet premieres in London
21st July 1884 The First Test was held at Lord's Cricket Ground.
21st July 1866 Cholera-epidemic kills hundreds in London
21st July 1863 Born today: C[harles] Aubrey Smith, London England, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)
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