Full Moon: The Amazing Rock and Roll Life of Keith Moon

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Faber & Faber, Jun 19, 2012 - Music - 264 pages
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With Chris Trengove and Peter Lawrence

In 1967 Peter 'Dougal' Butler became a roadie for The Who and their mercurial genius drummer Keith Moon. Soon he would be Moon's personal assistant, chauffeur, and all-purpose wingman. The ride lasted a tumultuous ten years, ending just prior to Moon's untimely death in 1978. Full Moon is Butler's memoir of that ride: essential reading for Who fans, and a masterclass in the mayhem caused by rock 'n' roll excess.

'The most candid insight into the Who star's life.' Daily Star

'Written in a wonderful fast, racy style, Runyonesque and full of good jokes.' Girl About Town

'A welcome change from the usual bland rock book reportage... Butler clearly has a deep and lasting affection for Moon.' Andy Gill, NME

'Certainly outrageous, sometimes funny, but mostly a sad account of life with a talented neurotic.' Daily Mirror

  

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User Review  - Megamark Saxon - Goodreads

This was such a cool book, i really wanted to live the life of Keith Moon after reading this, he just seemed to have so much fun it was retarded..from driving cars in swimming pools, throwing TV's out ... Read full review

Contents

Title Page
1970
Get a
Roadrunner
Youve got a friend
Dont throw your love away
cant help myself
Act naturally
Whos sorry now?
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