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Keith Moon would sit in with The Who on tour, but he was actually a member of The Zombies. (Original Post) MiddleFingerMom Sep 2012 OP
Actually, Keith Moon was the fall guy for the conspiracy ... zbdent Sep 2012 #1
He looked like a zombie in this clip aint_no_life_nowhere Sep 2012 #2
He was widely disliked . . Sep 2012 #3
He had fans as well aint_no_life_nowhere Sep 2012 #4
Keith Moon was the best rock drummer ever, IMHO. kwassa Sep 2012 #5
yep . . Sep 2012 #6
This message was self-deleted by its author . . Sep 2012 #7

zbdent

(35,392 posts)
1. Actually, Keith Moon was the fall guy for the conspiracy ...
Sat Sep 8, 2012, 05:29 PM
Sep 2012

Tim Ryan actually was the drummer for The Who ... he said so ...

aint_no_life_nowhere

(21,925 posts)
2. He looked like a zombie in this clip
Sat Sep 8, 2012, 07:19 PM
Sep 2012

He supposedly took a tranquilizer at the Who concert at the San Francisco Cow Palace and nearly passed out, fighting with Pete Townsend before being carried from the stage. A call went out to the audience for someone who could play the drums. A guy named Scot Halpin came up. It must have been the thrill of his life.

aint_no_life_nowhere

(21,925 posts)
4. He had fans as well
Sat Sep 8, 2012, 08:11 PM
Sep 2012

Tom Shiffur, the drummer of the 60s group Shadows of Knight was a Moon imitator. You can hear it in his chops.

kwassa

(23,340 posts)
5. Keith Moon was the best rock drummer ever, IMHO.
Sat Sep 8, 2012, 08:16 PM
Sep 2012

All the Who songs were elevated by his drumming. I still love listening to it.

. .

(54 posts)
6. yep
Sat Sep 8, 2012, 08:59 PM
Sep 2012

yes, lots of people tried to copy him. no doubt about it. he had a way with the drums.

maybe his personality was a bit much to take, though

(great clip, btw)

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