In 1966, The Who were support act for Herman's Hermits - hence the exploding drummer!

It was a pleasure to speak to Barry Whitwam on 4MK, founding member and drummer for Herman's Hermits

On their 1966 USA Tour, their support act was a new band called The Who - who were already blowing stuff up - including Barry!

Have a listen - press the audio button

By NBC Television (eBay itemphoto frontphoto back) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Barry and the band will be here in Mackay at The MECC on August 23rd - concert starts at 6pm - so we can be home in bed by 9.30!