The rockers released it in 1969 and it told the tale of a ‘deaf, blind and dumb’ boy who becomes an expert pinball player.
In the year’s since its release it has been adapted in a variety of guises, from stage shows to ballets.
Among the most well-known adaptions is the 1975 film of the same name.
But did you know that it was filmed in Portsmouth? The shoot famously led to a fire at South Parade Pier in the final stages.
We decided to dive into our archives to find retro pictures from when filming was taking place.