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- Posted on Apr 11th 2012 1:05PM by Jason MacNeil
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British publication Metro reports the Who's manager Bill Curbishley was asked by organizers of this summer's London Olympics if Moon -- who died in 1978 -- "would be available" to perform.
"I emailed back saying Keith now resides in Golders Green crematorium, having lived up to the Who's anthemic line 'I hope I die before I get old,'" Curbishley told Metro. "If they have a round table, some glasses and candles, we might contact him."
There was speculation last year the Who would be performing, but nothing has been confirmed. Meanwhile, the Sex Pistols reportedly refused to participate in the Aug. 12 closing ceremony segment "Symphony of Rock."
In related Moon news, Starpulse reports that a "lost" comedy album featuring Moon alongside late comedians Peter Cook and Dudley Moore has been discovered in a producer's vault. The recording, done in 1975 at a BBC studio, features the drummer in nine sketches in the vein of comedic troupe Monty Python.