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Keith Richards: Rap Is for 'Tone-Deaf People'

September 3, 2015

Keith Richards said rap was for "tone-deaf people," blasted heavy metal, rock and the Beatles, and offered his interviewer a toke during a meandering chat with the New York Daily News. While Richards did not hold back — saving his harshest...

Interview

Keith Richards Talks First Solo LP in 23 Years: 'Time Flies'

September 1, 2015

"Louder!" says Keith Richards, raising his index finger as he peers into a sound booth at New York's Electric Lady Studios. Soon, "Crosseyed Heart," a raw Delta-blues stomp, blares from the speakers. The room is filled with the sound of Richards' fingerpicked...

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Hear Keith Richards' Funky New Song 'Substantial Damage'

August 28, 2015

Keith Richards has unleashed "Substantial Damage," a funk-inspired track from his upcoming solo LP, Crosseyed Heart.   Related: Keith Richards: 'I Want to See How Far the Stones Can Go' "Substantial Damage" is a groove monster, defined by Richards'...

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Keith Richards Makes Past Solo Albums Available Online

August 12, 2015

With the release of Crosseyed Heart, Keith Richards' first solo album in more than two decades, due out next month, the musician will be offering up his two previous LPs online for the first time later this week. The 1988 solo record Talk Is...

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Keith Richards: The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's' Was 'Rubbish'

August 5, 2015

Keith Richards remains unimpressed by the record Rolling Stone named the Greatest Album of All Time, the Beatles' 1967 LP Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. In a recent interview with Esquire, the Rolling Stones guitarist pitted the album against...

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Keith Richards Gets Intimate in New Video

July 27, 2015

Keith Richards grins as he settles into a groove with fellow guitarist Waddy Wachtel and drummer Steve Jordan in his video for "Trouble." The track, which finds Richards singing about a hot mess of a friend, will appear on the Rolling Stone's first solo...

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Hear Keith Richards Ward Off 'Trouble' on Ragged New Single

July 16, 2015

With the Rolling Stones' Zip Code tour wrapped up, Keith Richards has released the first single, "Trouble," from his upcoming solo album, Crosseyed Heart, which is available to stream below via iHeartRadio. The track is a stripped-down,...

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Mick Jagger Remembers B.B. King, Names Favorite Rapper

May 18, 2015

The Rolling Stones took a break from rehearsing for their 15-date Zip Code tour to answer a few fan questions via Twitter Monday. In between questions about their hair and the Sticky Fingers recording sessions, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards spoke...

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Keith Richards: 'I Want to See How Far the Stones Can Go'

April 9, 2015

If everything goes according to plan, the next year is going to be a busy time for Keith Richards. He's about to begin rehearsals for a 15-date North American stadium tour with the Rolling Stones, he's got a new solo album roughly slated for September...

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A Likely Story: Tom Waits' Original Poem to Keith Richards

August 13, 2015

Keith Richards has played and sung on several of Tom Waits' albums, from 1985's Rain Dogs to 2011's Bad as Me. "He's a one-off lovely guy and one of the most original writers," Richards has said. For Rolling Stone's special issue, Keith Richards:...

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Inside Allen Klein's Role in 1967 Jagger-Richards Drug Bust

August 11, 2015

To many fans of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, Allen Klein is nothing but a one-dimensional villain. He's the guy that swooped down at the legendary bands' most vulnerable moments, somehow tricked these otherwise smart people into making...

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Keith Richards Doc 'Under the Influence' Headed to Netflix

July 28, 2015

Keith Richards: Under the Influence, a new documentary about the Rolling Stones guitarist, will premiere via Netflix on September 18th. Filmmaker Morgan Neville, who recently won a "Best Documentary" Oscar for a documentary about backup singers...

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Keith Richards Holds New York Listening Session for New LP

July 22, 2015

The Rolling Stones just wrapped their Zip Code stadium tour in Quebec last Wednesday, but Keith Richards is still on the job. On Tuesday night, the guitarist invited a few guests to New York's Electric Lady Studios, where he held a...

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Keith Richards Announces New Solo LP 'Crosseyed Heart'

July 9, 2015

The Rolling Stones may be wrapping up their Zip Code tour next week, but Keith Richards doesn't plan on gathering moss: The guitarist will release Crosseyed Heart, his third solo album and first since 1992's Main Offender, on September 18th, with...

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Rolling Stones Plan Summer Tour, 'Sticky Fingers' Reissue

March 31, 2015

UPDATE: The Rolling Stones have released a limited-edition version of Sticky Fingers with the band's rare alternate Spanish cover art. The album features an image of a woman's hand emerging from a can of syrup and is now available at Urban Outfitters. The...

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Keith Richards: The Rolling Stone Interview

January 23, 2015

Keith plays in a rock & roll band. Anita is a movie star queen. They currently reside in a large white marble house that everyone describes as "decadent looking." The British Admiral who built it had trees brought from all over the world in ships...

2014

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Flashback: Keith Richards Lights Up 'Jumpin' Jack Flash'

December 18, 2014

Happy birthday to Keith Richards, who was born in a crossfire hurricane on this date back in 1943. In celebration, treat yourself to "Jumpin' Jack Flash," Number 125 on the Rolling Stone list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, and even more of a gas,...

Interview

Read Keith Richards' Poignant Tribute to Bobby Keys

December 4, 2014

Rock & roll lost one of its greatest sidemen on Tuesday with the death of Bobby Keys, who recorded and toured with the Rolling Stones for more than 40 years. Keys was responsible for the powerful saxophone wail heard on classics like "Brown...

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