Keith Moon Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

27th February 2014

Quote: "People don't realise that he was a Shakespearean character. Yes, he was a genius on drums, but he was also a very troubled man. The things we find funny about him weren't really funny at all. But because of the force of his personality everyone ends up laughing, which is a trap we all fell into." Roger Daltrey insists his late The Who bandmate Keith Moon was more than just a party animal.

2nd April 2009

Quote: "He was a mad Beach Boys fan. He would have left The Who at the drop of a hat to join the Beach Boys. Even at our height, when the Beach Boys were on their way down and the Who were at the top of the world, if the Beach Boys had asked him to drum for them, he would have gone." Roger Daltrey reveals late bandmate Keith Moon was a huge Beach Boys fan.

1st February 2009

Fact: The late Keith Moon, drummer of British rock band The Who, is to be honoured with a plaque in London's Soho.

7th October 2008

Fact: An historic concert featuring one of the last ever performances by The Who drummer Keith Moon is to be released on DVD. The film of the rock band's show at the Gaumont State Theatre in London in December 1977 - just nine months before Moon's death from a drug overdose - will be released in full after a campaign by fans.

26th May 2006

Quote: "JOHN ENTWISTLE and Keith Moon aren't there so it's obviously half the band. They're The Who 50 per cent." PRIMAL SCREAM star Bobby Gillespie insists his favourite rock band just aren't the same, much as he worships surviving members Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey.

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