70s

The Story of The Who - 1977

1977

January 20

After a day of business meetings and a drunken night out that culminates in him meeting Sex Pistols Steve Jones and Paul Cook, Pete writes ‘Who Are You’.

May 30

Production begins on The Who’s documentary film The Kids Are Alright directed by Jeff Stein and produced by Tony Klinger and Bill Curbishley

July/August

The Who rehearse sequences for the bio-pic The Kids Are Alright at Shepperton Film Studios which they have purchased. Filming of the band and individual members continues into August both in the UK and the US.

September

Rehearsals commence at Ramport Studios on new material prior to recording tracks for Who Are You.

December 15

The Who play one show at Kilburn State Theatre which is filmed by Jeff Stein for The Kids Are Alright.