Keith

7th September 1978, Keith Moon drummer with The Who, died of a overdose of heminevrin prescribed to combat alcoholism. A post-mortem confirmed there were 32 tablets in his system, 26 of which were undissolved. Moon had attended a party the night before organised by Paul McCartney for the launch of the The Buddy Holly Story […]

4th Sept 2015, Rolling Stones' guitarist Keith Richards told The New York Daily News that Rap music was for "tone deaf people." He went on to say "All they need is a drum beat and somebody yelling over it and they're happy. There's an enormous market for people who can't tell one note from another." […]

23rd August 1946, Born on this day, English drummer Keith Moon, The Who. With The Who he scored the 1965 UK No.2 single 'My Generation' plus over 20 other Top 40 hits, 1967 US No.9 single 'I Can See For Miles' and rock opera albums 'Tommy' && 'Quadrophenia'. Moon was voted the second-greatest drummer in […]

His creativity was remarkable. Today we are remembering the late Roger Keith “Syd” Barrett who passed away 12 years ago on July 7, 2006. Syd was an English musician, composer, singer, songwriter, and painter and is best known as a founding member of the band Pink Floyd. He was the lead singer, guitarist and principal […]

When legends collide….. On June 23, 1977, Led Zeppelin was playing a concert in Los Angeles. During the show, The Who’s drummer Keith Moon joined LZ onstage ‘dual drummer’ version of LZ songs “Rock And Roll” and “Moby Dick.” Moon didn’t have a drum set, he uses Bonham’s tympani drums. It would have been a […]

19th June 1968, The Rolling Stones scored their seventh UK No.1 single when ‘Jumpin Jack Flash’ hit the top of the charts. Keith Richards has stated that he and Jagger wrote the lyrics while staying at Richards’ country house, where they were awoken one morning by the sound of gardener Jack Dyer walking past the […]

It was 42 tears ago today, on May 14, 1976, that the music world lost Keith Relf. Keith is probably best known as a founding member of The Yardbirds and Renaissance Keith co-wrote many of the original Yardbirds songs “Shapes of Things”, “I Ain’t Done Wrong”, “Over Under Sideways Down” and “Happenings Ten Years Time […]

And to this day, Keith Richards is still indestructible….. On April 27, 2006, while on vacation in Fiji, then 63-year-old Keith Richards fell out of a palm tree. He landed on his head and caused a hemorrhage. Keith had to be airlifted to New Zeland where doctors had to drain his skull. He has said […]

3rd April 2007, Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards denied that he snorted the ashes of his late father. Jane Rose, Richards’ manager, told MTV News the remarks were made ‘in jest’, and she could not believe they had been taken seriously. Richards had said in an interview with the NME: ‘He was cremated and I […]

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards got on stage for the first time in Ealing, England with their first band, called “Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys” on March 24, 1962. That was 56 years ago tonight. It worked. We’re not sure if we should say Happy Anniversary, Happy Birthday or just ‘Good move guys”. […]


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