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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd January 1967 Born today: Olivia d'Abo, London England, actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy)
22nd January 1946 Punk pioneer Malcolm McLaren was born in Stoke Newington.
22nd January 1927 The first ever live football radio commentary for Arsenal v Sheff Utd.
22nd January 1920 England football manager Sir Alf Ramsey was born in Dagenham.
22nd January 1876 The Royal Aquarium amusement park opened in Westminster.
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