He was a bugle player with the Sea Cadet Corps when he was twelve years old. He left school when he was fourteen and attended Harrow Technical College.
He was known for blowing up hotel toilets, which led to him not being allowed in many of the world's biggest hotel chains.
He got married to Kim Kerrigan on March 17, 1966 and they divorced in April 1975. He passed away after overdosing on prescription pills.
He was in The Who with Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend.