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  • Keith Moon.
  • Another famous drummer who lived in the Wembley area is Keith Hall, a founder member of the 70's pop-group "Pickettywitch" who later went on to play with "Gerry and The Pacemakers" and Terry Lightfoot's band. Nowdays, he is a leading jazz drummer
  • Screaming Lord Sutch used to live in Watford Road. Bill Kerr (Hancocks Half Hour) in Norval Road. David Kossoff - famous actor / broadcaster mainly with Jewish connotations in Windermer Avenue. Bert Weedon (Guitarist) Sudbury Court Road.
  • A local rapper in the hip hop and rnb genre making great waves across u.k. his styel fuses the arabian flava with urban london. he goes by the name of 'Breathin Corspe' aka 'BC', from the Wembley area. His album titled "Ghetto Chemistry 2008" set for release in mid 2008.
  • Ginger Baker used to live in Sudbury Court Drive in the 1970s and his kids went to Wembley High School. Charlie Watts used to live in a pre-fab house near Salmon Street in the early 60s. Carlo Little used to live in Barn Hill and Sudbury Avenue in the 1990s, and went to Wembley High. Keith Moon used to live in Chaplin Road and went to Copeland High. Amazing - 4 brilliant drummers from the 1960s all from Wembley!! Nicky Hopkins used to live off Harrow Road.
  • colin the barber who now lives in Telford
  • Carlo Little - who was the first drummer of the Rolling Stones but left them to play with Screaming Lord Sutch (he thought the Stones weren't going anywhere) lives in Barn Hill
  • My old mate, Gary Holton who played Wayne in 'Auf Wiedersehen Pet' died of a drugs overdose in October 1985 in his birds flat in Wembley. R.I.P Gaz.
  • David Hamilton (Diddy David!) lived in North Wembley duting the 1970's, Norval road I think.
  • Henry Cooper used to own and also help run on occasions, a greengrocers at the top of Ealing Road where it joins The High Street. Dana (singer and contender forthe Irish Presidency) lived here in the 70s. Millicent Martin, when she was married to Ronnie Carroll lived in North Wembley. Back in the late fifties or it may have been the early sixties Pat Boone with family consisting of about 4 or 5 little girls worshipped at the non-conformist church behind the old Post Office in the High Street whilst he was filming in this country, the church was never so full!! Keith Moon (of The Who) used to be in the Sea Scouts at St. Johns Church with my younger brother (he joined because they had a band!!)

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Last updated: 2014-05-08

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