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Railway Hotel, Harrow

Building   From 1843 To /3/2002

A three-storey brick Victorian pub.  In the 1950s it was used as a jazz club and by February 1964 an R&B club (the Bluesday) was operating, where played: Long John Baldry, the Bo Street Runners and The Who, previously known as the 'High Numbers'.  Burnt down after a long period of disuse.  The picture of the building comes from the Who album:  'Meaty, Beaty, Big & Bouncy'.  Music Pilgrimages gives some more information.

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The Who in Harrow

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