That Clarkson is a confirmed Who-ligan is common knowledge, not least as he selected ‘Behind Blue Eyes’ for a 2003 appearance on Desert Island Discs, and has welcomed Roger Daltrey as a guest on Top Gear – evidence below. But in a 2005 episode of the show he even drove a Rolls Royce into the Chipping Norton Lido en hommage to Moon.
Here then is the verdict of Clarkson on Dougal’s Full Moon:
‘This book should be required reading for all aspiring musicians. So they know how to do it.’
You couldn’t make it up, and we didn’t. The rest of 2012 is looking with each passing day like a bigger and bigger year for The Who and their fans, so keep ‘em peeled for further bulletins on the subject from Faber Towers…