Douglas Sandom 26 February 1930 27 February 2019

Douglas Sandom 26 February 1930 27 February 2019 was an English drummer who was the first drummer for the rock band The Who.
During the infancy of the band’s career, while they were playing as the Detours (around mid-1962), Sandom, a bricklayer, joined as drummer. However, while the other members of the band were in their late teens, Sandom was already in his early thirties, and the difference in age caused problems in the band.In 1964,the band discovered that there was another group called the Detours. On Valentine’s Day 1964, they changed their name to the Who.
No recordings with Sandom playing with the band were ever released.

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