keith moon

November 20, 1973

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On this day in 1973, Drummer Keith Moon was in a near-coma after ingesting seven horse tranquilizers and passed out on his kit during their show at San Francisco’s Cow [...]

January 4, 1970

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On this day in 1970, Keith Moon accidentally ran over his chauffeur and bodyguard, Neil Boland, killing him. Moon’s Bentley was apparently under attack from some [...]

August 23, 1967

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On this day in 1967, Keith Moon drove his Lincoln Continental (not a Rolls Royce, as is often thought), into the swimming pool at the Holiday Inn in Flint, Michigan. He was [...]

April 30, 1976

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On this day in 1976, Keith Moon of The Who apparently paid 9 New York cab drivers $100 each to block both ends of a street so he could throw furniture out his hotel window. [...]

October 21, 1976

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On this day in 1976, Keith Moon played what was to be his final show with The Who. The concert was at the Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, [...]

September 17, 1967

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On this day in 1967, Keith Moon rigged his bass drum to explode at the end of “My Generation” during the band’s performance on CBS-TV’s Smothers [...]

May 25, 1978

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On this day in 1978, Keith Moon performed for the last time with The Who at the Shepperton Film Studio in England for the movie, The Kid’s Are [...]

September 7, 1978

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On this day in 1978, Keith Moon was found dead at age 32. A severe alcoholic, Moon was taking a heavy prescription drug called Heminevrin to help relieve with his withdrawal [...]

August 24, 1967

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On this day in 1967, Keith Moon, the drummer for The Who, drove his Lincoln Continental (not a Rolls Royce, as is often thought), into the swimming pool at the Holiday Inn in [...]

August 11, 1976

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On this day in 1976, Keith Moon trashed a hotel room – no surprises there. Except this time, The Who drummer was also hospitalized after beating up his room at the [...]
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