Dear Boy : The Life of Keith Moon

Author(s): Tony Fletcher

Music Biography

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 afterword that considers 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 were 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, Chris Stamp and many others who worked and partied with him.


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'Horrific and terrific reading.'Q 'One of the great rock biographies.' Record Collector

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.

General Fields

  • : 9781844498079
  • : omni
  • : omni
  • : July 2005
  • : 234mm X 156mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tony Fletcher
  • : Paperback
  • : 3rd Revised edition
  • : 782.42166092
  • : 632
  • : b&w photos