- Woodstock. While they were playing "See Me, Feel Me", the sun rose. The band had a lighting rig - one of the first used in rock concerts - constructed to replicate the effect for future performances.
- Their set at the Concert for New York City, honoring 9/11 first-responders. It was one of their last performances with John Entwistle while he was still alive, but they absolutely stole the show. New Yorkers seemed to think so too, as a bunch of firefighters and police officers who attended that show came back to honor Daltrey and Townshend at the Kennedy Center in 2008, to their supreme delight.
- What's more, the band knew what this concert would mean to people, so they had a thorough soundcheck and even had their own mixing console on stage with them to be extra sure the sound would be perfect. Needless to say, the effort paid off.
- Their performance of "A Quick One While He's Away" in The Rolling Stones' Rock And Roll Circus. Supposedly, one reason the Stones never publicly released the show till 1996 was that they couldn't stand getting upstaged on their own show.
Awesome / The Who