Keith Moon/The Who

Mac's hospitality in 1997 was all the more appreciated given that he was in the midst of writing his own autobiography, All The Rage. It's as cheeky and loving a memoir as you would expect. If you don't have it, add it to your wish list.

Ian McLagan: An Appreciation

I can’t profess to have known Ian ‘Mac’ McLagan in any great sense. But when I was researching my Keith Moon biography, I was (finally) able to secure an interview...
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Boy About Town: A Memoir

Boy About Town Number 43: I’m A Boy

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. During our first year at Tenison’s, Chris took up the drums. It was the ideal...
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Moon It!

Here Comes the new Moon, same as the old Moon

Those of you in the States (or on amazon.com etc.) may, from this week, start noticing a “new” edition of Moon: The Life and Death of a Rock Legend, published...
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Celebrate American Independence With The British Invasion!

Woodstock, NY – The Golden Notebook Bookstore presents a discussion and celebration of the music of the British Invasion with three experts on British Rock of the 1960s-1970s: Tony Fletcher,...
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50 From 66: a YouTube Special

Following on from the previous post: Part of the process by which I upped the ante from last year’s 45s party was by putting together a massive YouTube playlist from...
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The British Invasion Comes To Woodstock

(Thanks to Posie Strenz for the design.)...
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Right Here Right Now

If I could have been anywhere this past Sunday (March 8), money being no object of course, I need to assume I’d have wanted to be on Wardour Street, where...
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New old Who footage

You may have heard this past week – especially if you hang out at the iJamming! pub – that Keith Moon is to be honored with a “blue plaque” at...
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