The Story of The Who - 1970



It is announced that ex-Faces and Small Faces drummer Kenney Jones will replace Keith Moon as The Who’s drummer.

May 2

The Who return to the stage at London’s Rainbow Thatre with Kenney Jones and John ‘Rabbit’ Bundrick on keyboards.

June 24

The Kids Are Alright album and film are released.

August 16

The film of Quadrophenia, starring Phil Daniels, Toyah Wilcox and Sting is released.

August 18

The Who headline their own show at Wembley Stadium, their biggest ever UK appearance.

September 13-18

The Who play five straight nights at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

November 30

The start of a US tour for the new look Who.

December 3

Eleven fans die at Cincinnati’s Riverfront Coliseum during a fan stampede when the doors are opened before a Who concert.

December 28

The Who appear at Hammersmith Odeon during the Concerts for Kampuchea.