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Keith Moon (I) (1946–1978)


Keith John Moon was born to working class parents in Wembley, London, England, on the 23rd August, 1946. At the age of 12, he had joined the Sea Cadet Corp and was given his first musical instrument, the bugle. He left school by 15 and was in his first band, The Beachcombers; this was around the summer of 1963. There was rumour that Keith was ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 32) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Kids Are Alright
(1979)
Monterey Pop
Monterey Pop Performers
(1968)
The Who's Tommy, the Amazing Journey
(1993)

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 2009 The Who: At Kilburn 1977 (Video)
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 1978 Sextette
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 1974 Sonic Boom (Short)
Mad Doctor Cherman
 1974 Son of Dracula
Musician: The Count Downes
 1971 200 Motels
The Hot Nun
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Other Works:

Compact Disc Listings: Crazy Like A Fox. Solid Gold. Don't Worry Baby. One Night Stand. The Kids Are Alright. Move Over Ms. L. Teenage idol. Backdoor sally. Together: Bonus Tracks: U. S. Radio Spot. I Don't Suppose. Naked Man. Do Me Good. Real Emotion. Don't Worry Baby (U. S. Single A-side). Teenage Idol (U. S. Single A-side). Together 'Rap'. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Who

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

They're always saying I'm a capitalistic pig. I suppose I am. But ... it's good for my drumming. See more »

Trivia:

On the cover of the last The Who album recorded with Moon, he is seated in chair upon which the words "Not to Be Taken Away" are stenciled. Moon died within weeks of the album's release. See more »

Trademark:

Extremely destructive personality even off-stage, often at the expense of hotel rooms See more »

Nickname:

Moon the Loon

Star Sign:

Virgo

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