..It was also the day before my twenty-ninth birthday. I wasn’t just drunk by the time of the concert – I was smashed. Fortunately, it went off OK.
~Pete Townshend (from “Who I Am”)
Sat, 18 May 1974:
London, Charlton Athletic Football Ground
- Roger Daltrey – lead vocals, harmonica
- Pete Townshend – lead guitar, vocals, tambourine
- John Entwistle – bass guitar, vocals
- Keith Moon – drums, percussion, vocals
- I Can’t Explain
- Summertime Blues
- Young Man Blues
- Baba O’Riley
- Behind Blue Eyes
- I’m A Boy
- Boris The Spider
- Bell Boy
- Doctor Jimmy
- Won’t Get Fooled Again
- Pinball Wizard
- See Me Feel Me
- Magic Bus
- My Generation
- Naked Eye
- Let’s See Action
- My Generation Blues
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Live material from 1974 that has seen release all comes from the group’s performance at The Valley in Charlton, London on 18 May and has appeared on the following:
- A medley including “Naked Eye“, “Let’s See Action”, and “My Generation Blues” appears on the Greatest Hits Live compilation album.
- The “Naked Eye” medley also appears, along with “Young Man Blues,” “Tattoo,” and “Boris the Spider,” on the 2007 compilation album View from a Backstage Pass.
- “Substitute”, “Drowned”, “Bell Boy”, and “My Generation Blues” appear on the Thirty Years of Maximum R&B Live video and DVD.
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