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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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 2009 The Who: At Kilburn 1977 (Video)
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 1978 Sextette
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 1974 Sonic Boom (Short)
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 1974 Son of Dracula
Musician: The Count Downes
 1971 200 Motels
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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 »

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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:

You know, if I ever stopped laughing inside and quit believing in people then I would get very hurt and totally disillusioned. You have to treat everything - even if at that time it seems like a right bummer
  • as a good experience. There are things that have happened to me that


have made me wonder where I went wrong . . . things of a personal nature, like my relationship with my wife. They're the ... See more »

Trivia:

The Beach Boys and Jan & Dean were his favorite musicians. 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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