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The Who on the Beach

Michael Gross, Rock, 1976

THE POOL AREA of The Doral Hotel on Miami Beach was virtually empty. A few children splashed in the water, a small group of double-knit polyester people sat on chaise longues, chattering away in the sweltering, humid air left behind by Hurricane Belle as it passed through two days before.

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