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Keith Moon was a legendary drummer for the rock band the Who before his untimely death by accidental drug overdose in 1978.
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Moon wasn't just a wild man on stage. He was known for his hard partying lifestyle. His 21st birthday party is remembered as an epic event. It has been debated for years whether or not Moon actually drove a car into a swimming pool that night. But he did somehow lose one of his front teeth at the celebration.
Just as he tried to conquer some of his demons, Moon died unexpectedly at the age of 32. On September 7, 1978,
after celebrating the release of The Buddy Holly Story at a party thrown by Paul and Linda McCartney, Moon returned home with his girlfriend, Annette Walter-Lax. He died later that night of an overdose of Clomethiazole (Heminevrin), a drug prescribed to help wean him off alcohol.
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