Life is what happens when you are making other plans~ John Lennon
An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind~Gandhi
The time is always right to do what is right~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Friday, May 31, 2013

Keith Moon

Keith Moon
Birth name: Keith John Moon
DOB: 8/23/1946
Where: Wembley, London, England
DOD: 9/7/1978
Where: London, England. Accidental overdose of prescription drugs
Height: 5'9''

-Wild drum playing
-Destruction of his kit when performing live
-His extremely destructive personality, even off-stage, at the expense of hotel rooms
-Bowl haircut

-His ashes are scattered at Golders Green Crematorium in London
-The Beach Boys were his favorite musician
-Youngest member of The Who
-"Under a Raging Moon" was a song written by Roger Daltrey about him
-Was allegedly responsible for The Who being banned from virtually every Holiday Inn in the US for life after creating chaos on his 20th birthday at one of the hotels in Flint, Michigan
-Was kicked out of a hotel room after nailing and strapping all the furniture to the walls
-Was a front row guest of The Monkees. While everyone else was shouting "We want The Monkees" he shouted as loudly, if not more loudly than the other people "We want The Who!"
-Learned to play drums at 14 and left school because of that
-The Muppets character Animal, was inspired by Moon

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