RHCP also paid homage to The Who in this photo of them wearing football helmets that was included in the booklet for “Stadium Arcadium”. The album cover for The Who’s 1974 out-takes album “Odds And Sods” showed the band members wearing football helmets as well.
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In 2006, this commercial below was made for BBC Radio 2 showing Elvis Presley on stage introducing his backing band. Elvis then introduces, Marvin Gaye (singer), Jimmy Page (lead guitar), Noel Gallagher (rhythm guitar), Keith Moon (drums), Sheryl Crow (bass) and Stevie Wonder (piano).
On August 23, 1967, Keith Moon and The Who were celebrating his 21st Birthday at the Holiday Inn in Flint, Michigan. By the end of the night Moon had blown up a toilet in his room, chipped a tooth running from the Sheriffs and drove a car into the pool.
We perviously wrote a story about the untimely death of The Who’s Keith Moon. Yet we only recently noticed that Moon was being a good friend and supporting Paul & Linda McCartney’s band by wearing a Wings shirt on the last night of his life. Check out some of the photos from that night…
Zak Starkey is the son of The Beatles Ringo Starr and his Godfather was The Who’s Keith Moon. In a bit of irony, he in essence replaced his Godfather, Moon as drummer for The Who and has been an unofficial member of the band since 1996. It was Moon and not his father that taught him how […]
The Who had a three-year hiatus after releasing the 1975 album “The Who By Numbers” , as the band had been drifting apart and Keith Moon sunk deeper into alcohol and drug abuse.
During The Who’s 1973 Quadrophenia tour, on November 20th at the Cow Palace in Daly City, California, Keith Moon took a large mixture of animal tranquillizers and chased it with brandy.
The cover photo for The Who’s “Who’s Next” album shows a photograph of the band apparently having just urinated on a large concrete piling protruding from a slag heap. The photo was taken at Easington Colliery a former coal mining town in County Durham, England.
In 1978, Keith Moon was living in apartment number 9 Curzon Place, flat 12, in Mayfair, London. The flat was owned by Harry Nilsson and Moon had borrowed $10,000 form Pete Townshend to rent it. It is the very same place where Mama Cass Elliot of The Mamas And The Papas died in 1974 of heart failure.
The Who’s performance of “My Generation” on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour was a defining moment in the television history after The Who unofficially became the first band to destroy their instruments on live TV. The instrument destruction was nothing compared to the permanent destruction to a member of the band. A stage hand, at the request of […]