From snorting his dad's ashes to other mental tales
Flynn Massey
13:07 18th December 2015

18 December 2015: Today marks the birth and start of a guitar god. Living a life well versed and revered in rock history, he was born Keith Richards. Simply put, the man would go on to cement a legacy as part of The Rolling Stones.

Known to the world as one of the greatest guitarists to grace a stage, the phrase "more lives than a cat" springs to mind when thinking about Richards.

Looking back at the life the man has led, it's shocking and astounding that someone who has somehow escaped death more than a hundred times over, and taken a country's worth of substances is here to tell that tale.

Now, as we celebrate his birthday, we recount 23 of the craziest and admittedly true stories about the living legend.