Moon

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 […]

…'Well it's a marvelous night for a moon dance'….. Van Morrison is celebrating his 73rd birthday today. Van's career started in the late 50's when he played various instruments in show bands around Ireland. He the decided Rock music was more his calling and had the a hit with the song "Gloria" though some radio […]

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 […]

Not really Rock and Roll, but a part of our lives….. History was made 49 years ago today. Did you watch? Or are you one of those who think it didn’t happen as we were told? http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/apollo-11-lands-man-moon-1969-article-1.2294428 Apollo 11 lands the first man on the moon in 1969 The United States succeeds in having the […]

Pink Floyd played In Tampa 45 years ago tonight. “Dark Side of the Moon” had been released about 3 months earlier and they played all of it. Any of you there for this show? Read It Here!

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 […]

28th May 1973, Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of The Moon was on both the UK and US album charts. It remained in the US charts for 741 discontinuous weeks from 1973 to 1988, longer than any other album in history. (After moving to the Billboard Top Pop Catalog Chart, the album notched up a […]

28th April 1973, Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of The Moon went to No.1 in the US. The album went on to enjoy a record-breaking 741 discontinuous weeks on the Billboard chart, and has now sold over 45 million copies world-wide. After moving to the Billboard Top Pop Catalog Chart, the album notched up a […]

Pink Floyd’s acclaimed 1973 classic “Dark Side of the Moon” has spent over 900 weeks on the Billboard 200 album chart. That’s over 16 (non-consecutive) years! Of all those weeks on the charts, the LP was only at #1, for one week. When the new Billboard Album Charts came out on April 26, 1973, DSOTM […]

29th March 1980, Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of The Moon album spent its 303rd week on the US album chart, beating the record set by Carole King’s 1971 No.1 album Tapestry. The album remained in the US Billboard charts for 741 discontinuous weeks from 1973 to 1988, longer than any other album in chart […]


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