The legendary Keith Moon would’ve turned 72 today (August 23), and while he’s 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, here are three Keith Moon videos that will surely make you literally LOL.
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.
The WHO remember legendary and infamous crazy-man drummer, Keith Moon.
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.
Appearing on The Rolling Stone 10th Anniversary Special in 1977, Keith Moon tells one of his great hotel room destruction stories, and then gives a practical demonstration. Also seen here are Billy Preston, Melissa Manchester, Phoebe Snow and Steve Martin.
Alice Cooper on his favorite Moon Stories
Spoiler: It involves a French Maid’s uniform.
Alice Cooper regales about drummer from The Who, Keith Moon, in this behind the scenes exclusive video. Check out www.quitters-anonymous.com for more, and the chance to win your own Alice Cooper signed Fretlight guitar. Fretlight Guitars are premium guitars with the world's only built-in LED learning system, enabling players to learn up to 10 times faster.
Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.