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Life With The Rolling Stones, Keith Richards Created The Riffs, The Lyrics And The Songs That Roused The World, And Over Four Decades He Lived The Original Rock And Roll Life Now, At Last, The Man Himself Tells Us The Story Of Life In The Crossfire Hurricane.

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  • Hardcover
  • 564 pages
  • Life
  • Keith Richards
  • English
  • 27 February 2018
  • 0297854399

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About the Author: Keith Richards

Keith Richards is an English guitarist, songwriter, singer, producer and founding member of The Rolling Stones As a guitarist Richards is mostly known for his innovative rhythm playing In 2003 Richards was ranked 10th on Rolling Stone magazine s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.With songwriting partner and Rolling Stones lead vocalist Mick Jagger, Richards has written and recorded hundreds Keith Richards is an English guitarist, songwriter, singer, producer and founding member of The Rolling Stones As a guitarist Richards is mostly known for his innovative rhythm playing In 2003 Richards was ranked 10th on Rolling Stone magazine s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.With songwriting partner and Rolling Stones lead vocalist Mick Jagger, Richards has written and recorded hundreds of songs, fourteen of which Rolling Stone magazine lists among the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time There isthan one author by this name on Goodreads

10 thoughts on “Life

  1. says:

    Edit A GR friend who wishes to remain anonymous has sent me a really good story about Keith s son Marlon, whom my friend knew well I ve posted it in the comments, msg 67 7 star book One of the best books I ve read this year Keith Richards was a clever kid, a talented artist, a choirboy who sang for the Queen and became an outstanding musician in one of the world s best bands What is most on display in this book is his tremendous ...

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    I used up my nine lives long ago, but here I am I m still playing and I m still rocking and still rolling And I survived to tell this taleProbably the best audiobook I ve ever listened to Actually this is the first and only audiobook I ve listened to It s narrated by Johnny Depp A Keith Richards biography narrated by Johnny Depp How cool is that Mr Keef is no mystery to me Victor Bockr...

  3. says:

    I started listening to the Rolling Stones back in the early 1970s Hot Rocks an early greatest hits collection and still one of the best by any band , Sticky Fingers, Exile on Main Street, It s Only Rock and Roll, etc In terms of the group and its history, I caught them in their second wave, the one where they had morphed into the World s Greatest Rock and Roll Band I saw the band once, during their Tour of the Americas tour the one where Ron Wood joined the band I hung with I started listening to the Rolling Stones back in the early 1970s Hot Rocks an early greatest hits collection and still one of the best by any band , Sticky Fingers, Exile on Main Street, It s Only Rock a...

  4. says:

    Keith Richards autobiography starts really well and holds that momentum for a long time although when it reaches the period covering the Eighties it does fall somewhat into score settling, and after that becomes somewhat bland and without spark As such you have to hand it to this book, it really does mirror The Rolling Stones career.Ghost writer James Fox does a fantastic job of catching his master s voice No doubt Keef was sat down in front of a microphone and told to talk about his life i Keith Richards autobiography starts really well and holds that momentum for a long time although when it reaches the period covering the Eighties it does fall somewhat into score settling, and after that becomes somewhat bland and without spark As such you have to hand it to this book, it really does mirror The Rolling Stones career.Ghost writer James Fox does a fantastic job of catching his master s voice No doubt Keef was sat down in front of a microphone and told to talk about his life into tape after tape after tape, but from there Fox has managed to create a seamless narrative whilst rendering the subject s personality It really does seem as if Keith Richards is talking to you, sharing all his best anecdotes in his avuncular growl all the time throwing around such terms as cat , babe , bitch and so on I imagine the audiobook of this would be a real treat There are some odd points for example, the book never addresses the fact that for the first fifteen years of his career Ke...

  5. says:

    Growing up in Dartford for Keith was somewhere to get out of After WWII it was pungent with horse manure desperation and he never forgot the story that he was born in an air raid shelter It wasn t London It wasn t hip or cool it was the backside of the wrong side of the tracks But when his father Gus gave him an old wooden guitar and showed him a few chords and licks, London loomed closer Especially after he could play Malaguena and managed to escape National Service that grea Growing up in Dartford for Keith was somewhere to get out of After WWII it was pungent with horse manure desperation and he never forgot the story that he was born in an air raid shelter It wasn t London It wasn t hip or cool it was the backside of the wrong side of the tracks But when his father Gus gave him an old wooden guitar and showed him a few chords and licks, London loomed closer Especially after he could play Malaguena and managed to escape National Service that great cloud hanging over a whole generation of English teenagers and Dartford Technical College.This autobiography is really massive, too many decades to cover in a review many have already so I will only mention a few things that stood out for me I ve not read any other Stones biographies before although know they are out there which document ma...

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    It was fascinating If you have always loved The Rolling Stones and rock and roll and have a lot of nostalgia about the 60 s then I think you d find Keith Richards memoir fascinating, too It is long, but most of the time, well, I was just blown away hearing about all the stuff Keith Richards did He has a great conversational style listening ...

  7. says:

    It was 1975, a time of brutality and confrontation Open season had been declared since our last tour, the tour of 72, known as the STP The State Department had noted riots true , civil disobedience also true , illicit sex whatever that is , and violence across the United States All the fault of us, mere minstrels We had been inciting the youth to rebellion, we were corrupting America, and they had ruled never to let us travel in the United States again It had become, in the time of Nix It was 1975, a time of brutality and confrontation Open season had been declared since our last tour, the tour of 72, known as the STP The State Department had noted riots true , civil disobedience also true , illicit sex whatever that is , and violence across the United States All the fault of us, mere minstrels We had been inciting the youth to rebellion, we were corrupting America, and they had ruled never to let us travel in the United States ...

  8. says:

    Bob Dylan s memoir is a classic Patti Smith s memoir Just Kids a classic Life by Keith Richards not a classic but a really really OK book But me writing that I really wanted it to be a great rock n roll classic book and Life maybe grand, but great it isn t.It s obvious that Richards is writing or co writing this for the fans out there Every question and thought regarding the Rolling Stones l...

  9. says:

    A no holds barred autobiography from one of the original bad boys of rock roll.Keith Richards jokes are legion, but after listning to this audio book, it s no joke acknowleding that this guy haslives than a darn cat Car crashes, knife fights, gun skirmishes, not to mention all the drugs, booze and jail stints any one of these might have put an end to any one else, but this guy just keeps on rolling.This is a long book and will be made longer still because if you re anything li A no holds barred autobiography from one of the original bad boys of rock roll.Keith Richards jokes are legion, but after listning to this audio book, it s no joke acknowleding that this guy haslives than a darn cat Car crashes, knife fights, gun skirmishes, not to mention all the drugs, booze and jail stints any one of these might have put an end to any one else, but this guy just keeps on rolling.This is a long book and will be made longer still because if you re anything like me you ll want to pause the audio or set down the book to queue up all those great Stones songs mentioned, or to look up some of the crazy characters mentioned along the way just who the heck is Uschi Obermaier and was she really that beautiful Personally, I found the book a bit too rambling at times, and much too detailed about the actual musical techniques muscians might appreciate this however, the specifics were lost on me What is clear, and where I gained a new appreciation for the man, is how committed Rich...

  10. says:

    What can I say I am a fervent Stones fan,of a Mick than Keith although Andrew loves Keef and has shown me the way But it is the combination of the group that makes the band, and the times they have lived through KR makes this abundantly clear throughout Life and is at times all possible sides of a character arrogant, nasty, mean, kind, loving, fun, crazy, menacing, clueless, dangerous, and incredibly talented while still being very modest This book is amazing, sounds just like him wi What can I say I am a fervent Stones fan,of a Mick than Keith although Andrew loves Keef and has shown me the way But it is the combination of the group that makes the band, and the times they have lived through KR makes this abundantly clear throughout Life and is at times all possible sides of a character arrogant, nasty, mean, kind, loving, fun, crazy, menacing, clueless, dangerous, and incredibly talented while still being very modest This book is amazing, sounds just like him with some tidying up no doubt by James Fox, but what an incredible feat For anyone to write about their life, let alone someone like KR with the life he has led is an acheivement worth appl...

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