Keith Richards - Sondz

Overview

Keith Richards (born 18 December 1943), often referred to during the 1960s and 1970s as "Keith Richard", is an English musician and songwriter who has achieved international fame as the co-founder, guitarist, secondary vocalist, and co-principal songwriter of the Rolling Stones. His songwriting partnership with Mick Jagger is one of the most successful in history. His career spans over six decades, and his guitar playing style has been a trademark of the Rolling Stones throughout the band's career. Richards gained press notoriety for his romantic involvements and illicit drug use, and he was often portrayed as a countercultural figure.

Richards was born in and grew up in Dartford, Kent. He studied at the Dartford Technical School and Sidcup Art College. After graduating, Richards befriended Jagger, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts, and Brian Jones and joined the Rolling Stones. As a member of the Rolling Stones, Richards is the only member, as...

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Born18 Dec. 1943 (Age: 79), in Dartford
AreaUnited Kingdom
Years active60
StatusActive
GenderMale
Involved with

Anita Pallenberg (1967-1980)

Role(s)GuitarGuitar FamilyLiner NotesBackground VocalsCompiler
Label(s)VirginMindless RecordsBMGUniversal Music TV[no label]Virgin AmericaOutsider Bird RecordsVirgin Records America, Inc.Flamingo RecordingsDr Schnabel

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Discography

YearTitle
Crosseyed Heart2015Crosseyed Heart
Main Offender1992Main Offender
Main Offender1992Main Offender
Talk Is Cheap1988Talk Is Cheap

Collaborators

NameRole(s)
Steve Jordan
Steve JordanProducerBackground vocalsDrums (drum set)PercussionCongasElectric bass guitar
Waddy Wachtel
Waddy WachtelProducerAcoustic guitarSlide guitarGuitarElectric guitar
Charley Drayton
Charley DraytonBackground vocalsElectric bass guitarDrums (drum set)
Don Smith
Don SmithEngineerMix
Joe Blaney
Joe BlaneyEngineerMix
Ivan Neville
Ivan NevilleKeyboardPiano
Bernie Worrell
Bernie WorrellOrganClavinet
Niko Bolas
Niko BolasMix
Ronan Keating
Ronan KeatingCredit
Ray Barretto
Ray BarrettoCredit