Keith Moon left this world on September 7, 1978. Regarded as one of the best drummers of all time, he also might be one of the funniest characters in rock history as well.

From hotel shenanigans to on-stage antics and everywhere in between, celebrate the life of Keith Moon by watching these funny videos.

 

The Who Reminisce on Their First Gig With Moon

Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend and John Entwistle sat down for an interview and talked about their late friend, particularly the first show they ever performed with him…where he wrecked his own kit.

 

Keith Moon on Trashing Hotel Rooms

Here, Moon himself talks about a particularly infamous moment on The Rolling Stone 10th Anniversary Special where one waterbed managed to ruin three hotel rooms. What follows is a fun skit featuring Steve Martin where Moon ruins a hotel room set in real-time.

 

Alice Cooper on his favorite Moon Stories

Spoiler: One of them involves a French Maid’s uniform.

 

Helen Mirren on When Keith Moon Nearly Crashed One of Her Stage Performances

We’ll leave it to Dame Helen to explain how Moon almost joined her on stage during a play in London. It’s too good for words.

 

Keith Moon: Classic Images of the Iconic Drummer

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