More Biography on Keith Moon
Moon's greatness behind the drumkit is often overshadowed by his public image
as "Moon the Loon." Keith Moon is known more for dressing up like
Adolf Hitler (in places such as Steve McQueen's Malibu house), striping naked
in airports and on television shows, destroying hotel rooms, swinging from
chandeliers, throwing televisions out of hotel windows, putting cherry bombs
in toilets, leaving a hovercraft on train tracks disrupting train schedules,
being quick with word play, puns and the funny joke, passing out at concerts
and consuming super human amounts of alcohol and pharmaceuticals.
image of Keith Moon was so pronounced that the Muppet character, Animal, whose
credo is "Drums. Women. Food." was inspired by Moon.
Keith Moon's commitment to The Who and his love of all things Who made Moon
The Who's biggest fan. Moon stated time and again that there was nothing more
important to him than The Who.
7, 1978, Keith Moon died in his sleep due to an overdose of the prescription
drug, Heminevrin. Keith Moon was survived by his ex-wife Kim, a daughter,
Amanda, a loyal girlfriend Annette and countless Who fans.