Keith Richards
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1943-12-18
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Keith Richards

Keith Richards Biography (Wikipedia)

Keith Richards (born 18 December 1943) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter, best known as the co-founder, guitarist, secondary vocalist, and co-principal songwriter of the Rolling Stones. Rolling Stone magazine called Richards the creator of "rock's greatest single body of riffs" on guitar and ranked him fourth on its list of 100 best guitarists in 2011, and the magazine lists fourteen songs that Richards wrote with the Rolling Stones' lead vocalist Mick Jagger on its "Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time" list.

Richards plays both lead and rhythm guitar parts, often in the same song, as the Stones are generally known for their guitar interplay of rhythm and lead ("weaving") between Richards and the other guitarist in the band – Brian Jones (1962–1969), Mick Taylor (1969–1975), and Ronnie Wood (1975–present). In the recording studio, Richards sometimes plays all of the guitar parts, notably on the songs "Paint It Black", "Ruby Tuesday", "Sympathy for the Devil", "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction", and "Gimme Shelter". He is also a vocalist, singing backing vocals on many Rolling Stones songs as well as occasional lead vocals, such as on the Rolling Stones' 1972 single "Happy", as well as with his side project, the X-Pensive Winos.

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Keith Richards Performances & Interviews


Keith Richards Tracks

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Bill Wyman
Brown Sugar
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Brown Sugar
Toots & The Maytals
Careless Ethiopians
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Careless Ethiopians
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Make No Mistake
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Make No Mistake
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My Babe
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My Babe
Nicky Hopkins
Gimme Shelter
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Gimme Shelter
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You Win Again
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You Win Again
Nicky Hopkins
She's a Rainbow
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She's a Rainbow
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Run Rudolph Run
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Run Rudolph Run
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Pressure Drop
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Pressure Drop
Mick Jagger
Paint it Black
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Paint it Black
Buddy Guy
The Price You Gotta Pay (feat. Keith Richards)
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The Price You Gotta Pay (feat. Keith Richards)
Ben Waters
Watching The River Flow
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Watching The River Flow
Matt Clifford
Blue and Lonesome
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Blue and Lonesome
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Trouble
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Trouble
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Crosseyed Heart
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Crosseyed Heart
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Robbed Blind
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Robbed Blind
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Heartstopper
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Heartstopper
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Substantial Damage
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Substantial Damage
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Illusion
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Illusion
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Suspicious
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Suspicious
Tom Waits
Shenandoah
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Shenandoah
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Nothing On Me
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Nothing On Me
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Amnesia
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Amnesia
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Something For Nothing
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Something For Nothing
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Blues in the Morning
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Blues in the Morning
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Love Overdue
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Love Overdue
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