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Dear Boy: The Life of Keith Moon

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Dear Boy: The Life of Keith Moon by Tony Fletcher
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Keith Moon was more than just rock's greatest drummer, he was a phenomenal character and an extravagant hell raiser who - in a final, uncharacteristic act of grace - actually did die before he got old. This new edition includes a newly written After word that consiers Moon's lasting legacy, the death of John Entwistle and The Who's ongoing career in the new millennium. In this astonishing biography, Tony Fletcher questions the myths, avoids the time-honoured anecdotes and talks afresh to those who where closest to Moon including Kim, his wife of eight years, and Linda, his sister and Annette Walter-Lax, his main girlfriend of the final years. Also interviewed are Oliver Reed, Larry Hagman, David Putnam, Alice Cooper, Dave Edmunds, Jeff Beck, John Entwistle and many others who worked and partied with him. In interviewing over 100 people who knew Moon, Fletcher reveals the truth behind the 'famous' stunts that never occured - and the more outrageous ones that did! He also uncovers astonishing details about Moon's outrageous extravagance which was financed by The Who's American success.

Author Biography

Tony Fletcher has written books on R.E.M and Echo and the Bunnymen and has contributed to magazines, newspapers and television shows all over the world and has worked extensively as a DJ and A&R consultant.
Release date NZ
July 11th, 2005
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
3rd Revised edition
Imprint
Omnibus Press
Pages
632
Dimensions
160x235x46
ISBN-13
9781844498079
Product ID
1644580

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