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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)
Percussionist
 1978 Sextette
Dress Designer
 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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Personal Details

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:

I'm not tempted to quit now like I was when we where having our internal troubles. I'd be mad to, wouldn't I? Said in an interview concerning him, possibly, leaving The Who October 1966. See more »

Trivia:

He took his role as Uncle Ernie in the film version of Tommy (1975) very seriously, and was nervous about playing the part. He also met one of his great drinking buddies while making the film: Oliver Reed. See more »

Trademark:

Wild drum playing and subsequent destruction of his kit when performing live. See more »

Nickname:

Moon the Loon

Star Sign:

Virgo

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