Full Moon: The Amazing Rock and Roll Life of the Late Keith Moon
ISBN 10: 0688007570 / 0-688-00757-0
ISBN 13: 9780688007577
Publisher: Morrow Quill Paperbacks
Publication Date: 1981
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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