On This Date, July 14th in 1967: The Who kicked off their first large scale U.S. tour at the Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon as the opening act for Herman’s Hermits.
“Not Necessarily Stoned, but…Beautiful…”
On This Date, July 8th, in 1967: The Monkees kicked off their U.S. tour in Jacksonville, Florida with the Jimi Hendrix Experience as their support act. Hendrix would be dropped from the bill after eight concerts. I think we can guess why. This story reminds me also of a concert-going memory my older sister shared with me, of seeing The Who open for Herman’s Hermits. The Sixties, what a crazy time!