By Dougal Butler
Publish yr note: First released in 1981
With Chris Trengove and Peter Lawrence In 1967 Peter 'Dougal' Butler turned a roadie for The Who and their mercurial genius drummer Keith Moon. quickly he will be Moon's own assistant, chauffeur, and all-purpose wingman. The journey lasted a tumultuous ten years, finishing simply sooner than Moon's premature loss of life in 1978. complete Moon is Butler's memoir of that journey: crucial analyzing for Who fanatics, and a masterclass within the mayhem attributable to rock 'n' roll extra.
'The such a lot candid perception into the Who star's life.' Daily superstar
'Written in a superb speedy, racy variety, Runyonesque and whole of excellent jokes.' lady approximately Town
'A welcome switch from the standard bland rock publication reportage... Butler basically has a deep and lasting affection for Moon.' Andy Gill, NME 'Certainly outrageous, occasionally humorous, yet in most cases a tragic account of existence with a skilled neurotic.' Daily Mirror
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With Chris Trengove and Peter Lawrence In 1967 Peter 'Dougal' Butler grew to become a roadie for The Who and their mercurial genius drummer Keith Moon. quickly he will be Moon's own assistant, chauffeur, and all-purpose wingman. The trip lasted a tumultuous ten years, finishing simply sooner than Moon's premature loss of life in 1978. complete Moon is Butler's memoir of that trip: crucial interpreting for Who fanatics, and a masterclass within the mayhem because of rock 'n' roll extra.
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Extra resources for Full Moon: The Amazing Rock and Roll Life of Keith Moon
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Full Moon: The Amazing Rock and Roll Life of Keith Moon by Dougal Butler