The Who Explode All Over The Smother's Brothers

So here I am sitting on the eve of a weekend packed full of Verona Red shows and I come across this clip that gets me all hot bothered for the rock and roll good times. This has to be one of my all time favorite bands in one of my all time favorite infamous television moments.  I recommend the whole clip, but if you're on a tight masturbating schedule start at 1:55.

Props to Steve for sending this my way!

The Who destroyed equipment at the Monterey Pop Festival that year and repeated the routine on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour with explosive results as Moon detonated his drumkit. Years later, during filming of The Kids Are Alright, Townshend claimed that the event was the start of his hearing troubles. The drum kit had been loaded with an excessive amount of explosives due to Keith Moon bribing a stage hand. The resulting explosion was much more powerful than had been anticipated.

This is ROCK AND ROLL. Can’t wait to get FUCKING NUTS with all of you at our Indy and Chicago shows this weekend!

Friday 1/8/2010 - Melody Inn

3826 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208

Tickets: $5

Doors at 9 PM

With: The Locals

Saturday 1/9/2010 - at Subterranean

2011 North Ave, Chicago, Illinois

Tickets: $8 in advance: http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=676225link

$10 at the door

Doors at 9PM

With: The Glide and The Locals

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