Moon suffered a number of setbacks during the 1970s, most notably the accidental death of chauffeur Neil Boland and the breakdown of his marriage. He suffered from alcoholism and acquired a reputation for decadence and dark humour; his nickname was “Moon the Loon”.
The death of Keith Moon: what really happened?
( Classic Rock ) last updated 7 September 2022 It was just another night in the life of a successful rock star: a film premiere and a party. But the evening was also Keith Moon’s last Keith Moon on 6 September 1978, the night before he died (Image credit: Pictorial Press Ltd / Alamy Stock Photo).
The Tragic Death Of The Who's Keith Moon
Sadly, that soul passed away at 32 years old. The bluest Moon Evening Standard/Getty Images In a 2018 GQ interview, The Who’s Roger Daltrey gave a bittersweet summation of Keith Moon: “Keith lived his entire life as a fantasy. He was the funniest man I’ve ever known, but he was also the saddest.
Behind the Death of Keith Moon
Paul and Linda McCartney. On September 6, 1978, Moon and Swedish model Annette Walter-Lax, who, according to the 1988 book Dear Boy: The Life of Keith Moon, said she loved Moon when he was sober.
From the archive, 8 September 1978: Keith Moon found dead
Robin Denselow Wed 8 Sep 2010 05.00 EDT Keith Moon, the drummer with The Who rock group, died yesterday of a suspected overdose. He was 31. He was found dead in bed at his flat in Curzon.
Pete Townshend Apologizes for Expressing Gratitude That Keith
Pete Townshend has taken to Facebook to quell a firestorm of criticism that erupted when he told Rolling Stone writer Stephen Rodrick that he “thanks God” that Keith Moon and John Entwistle.
The story of Keith Moon's final interview on Good Morning
Classic Rock Video: The sadness and confusion of Keith Moon revealed in his final TV interview By Joe Daly ( Classic Rock ) published 4 April 2022 A month before his tragic death, Keith Moon gave an interview that presented a very different side to the normally ebullient drummer, his roguish charm all but gone (Image credit: ABC/YouTube).
What Really Happened the Night Keith Moon Died?
By Mark Blake. August 23, 2017. The real Keith Moon was a son, a brother, a father and an insecure man. The public Keith Moon was The Who ’s manic drummer and hellraising, daredevil comedian; a man who only ever lived in the moment. And it was this version of Keith Moon that led to his untimely death on September 7, 1978.
What Happened The Night an Audience Member Filled In for
Backstage, Moon’s roadies revived him and called another doctor. Keith insisted on going back on stage, where he tried to wrestle Townshend, before being dragged off by Daltrey. After climbing behind his kit, Moon was injected with a shot of cortisone in the ankle. But partway through Magic Bus he passed out again, and was carried offstage.
The Who’s Keith Moon and the tragic death of his driver
According to 70s groupie Pamela Des Barres, Moon was haunted by Boland’s death, telling a newspaper: “One night when we were in bed he broke down and started to cry, calling himself a murderer.