The Who played their first gig in nearly a year last night at London Hammermsith’s Odeon. The headlining set, which raised money for the charity Killing Cancer , also featured performances by Jeff Beck, Bryan Adams and Debbie Harry. All of the performers took the stage at the end to play The Who’s 1972 classic “Join Together,” which you can see above in stunningly high-quality video for an audience tape. It was the first time that The Who performed the song in 22 years. Earlier in the night they played “Baba O’Riley,” “Who Are You” and “Won’t Get Fooled Again.”
The Who have no other gigs booked at the moment, though Daltrey recently revealed that there are discussions about them launching a tour later this year. “We have an incredible catalog of songs that we can never plan in one tour,” The Who frontman said. “We’re trying to work out something where we play a good size chunk of it, but we’ll see.”
He has also discussed the possibility of multiple night stands in cities featuring complete live performances of Tommy and Quadrophenia, but it remains to be seen whether the band will hit the road at all.