Personalities | The Who | Rock Gods (1977) | Key Events
After a 14-month live-show hiatus, The Who agreed to stage a show that would be filmed for The Kids Are Alright documentary, which had begun production some six months earlier. The show was announced at the last minute and a single mention on Capital Radio resulted in over 800 fans turning up within half an hour of broadcast. Accounts say that the band was rusty and under-rehearsed but pretty ‘well-oiled’. Little of the footage was used in the film, although when finally released 30 years later it showed, with hindsight, that the critics had been a little harsh in their reviews.
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