Keith

We’ve made a page of musicians who have passed so far in 2019. If you think we’ve missed anyone let us know below. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/musicians-died-and-gone-to-heaven/ Musicians who have died in 2019, Scott Walker, Keith Flint, Hal Blaine. 1 January 2019, American singer, songwriter Pegi Young died of cancer age 66. She first met future husband Neil […]

The Prodigy singer Keith Flint has died aged 49. He was found dead at his home in Dunmow, Essex this morning. In 1996, they gained worldwide acclaim with their signature track 'Firestarter'. Their second album, Music For The Jilted Generation, was nominated for a Mercury Music Prize and the band's third album, Fat of The […]

27th February 1977, Keith Richards was arrested at Toronto’s Harbour Castle Hotel, after an ounce of heroin was found following a raid of his hotel room by 15 Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Richards, who was charged with possession with intent to traffic, faced seven years to life in prison. Bail was set at $25,000 (£14,705). […]

Happy birthday to Keith Richards, born on 18th December 1943. 'The Human Riff', guitarist, singer, songwriter and founding member of The Rolling Stones who have had over 35 Top 40 singles and albums. Rolling Stone magazine said Richards had created 'rock's greatest single body of riffs'. Classic albums include: Sticky Fingers and Exile On Main […]

Today’s Big Question comes from Keith Bamberger, who asks, “What songs and albums would you recommend to introduce metal to someone born this century?” Thanks Keith! Link to original article here

The Who played their final show on their 1976 tour on Oct. 21, of that year at the Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto. It would end up being the last time Keith Moon would play with them for a paying audience. Keith did perform with the band again in a couple of special shows that […]

21st Oct 1976, Keith Moon played his last show with The Who at the end of a North American tour at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto. On September 7, 1978, Moon died of an overdose of a sedative Heminevrin, that had been prescribed to prevent seizures induced by alcohol withdrawal. More on Keith Moon here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/keith_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 […]

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 […]


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