This is the Anniversary of the Who Concert Tragedy in Cincinnati

It was on this day in 1979 that 11 people were suffocated to death in a crowd crush before a Who show at Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati.

The sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati later tackled the disaster in one episode.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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