Pete Townshend joked to Roger Daltrey that "everything is too far back for us to remember," but the opening show of the Who's brief U.S. tour proved that the 60-something British vets haven't forgotten how to play an arena-rattling rock show.
Some of the biggest names in rock saluted the Who last night (July 12) with performances during a taping for VH1's "Rock Honors" at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, but the biggest thrills were delivered by the honorees themselves. The event will air July 17.
Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters and Flaming Lips have signed on to perform at VH1's third annual "Rock Honors," which this year will salute the Who. The event will be held July 12 at Los Angeles' Pauley Pavilion and air five days later.