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2016

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Keith Richards: 'I'd Work With Dylan in Hell or Heaven'

May 12, 2016

The Rolling Stones will soon be gearing up for their Desert Trip festival, which will find them at Indio, California's Empire Polo Club for two weekends in October, alongside their music veteran peers Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, the...

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Read Keith Richards' Solemn Tribute to Merle Haggard

April 18, 2016

Keith Richards was facing seven years in prison in 1977 for a massive drug bust at his Toronto hotel room. The night before he was sentenced, he headed to Toronto's Interchange Studios and recorded several songs he'd learned from his late friend...

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Ronnie Wood Confirms Rolling Stones Working on New Album

April 4, 2016

The Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood has confirmed that the rock legends, who just completed their historic trip to Cuba, are now focusing on the long-awaited follow-up to 2005's A Bigger Bang. In a new interview with The Associated Press, Wood revealed that...

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Rolling Stones Thrill Huge Crowd at Historic Havana Show

March 26, 2016

In the recent series of monumental arrivals in Cuba — Netflix, Airbnb, a U.S. president — none looms as large as the Rolling Stones, who played to an estimated 500,000 Cubans in Havana on Friday. On an island overlooked by time for more than...

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David Feherty on the Time He Held Keith Richards' Hash

March 28, 2016

David Feherty has only once asked someone for an autograph. A former European Pro Tour golfer who now covers PGA tournaments and hosts his funny, insightful talk show Feherty – currently airing its sixth season – he excels at getting...

2015

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2015: The Year Music Documentaries Brought Back the Dead

December 31, 2015

Nothing fits the music documentary format quite so compellingly as a life cut tragically short. In addition to the ready-made dramatic arc, a subject who leaves this mortal coil before their time usually also leaves a certain amount of mystery in their...

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Watch Dana Carvey Imitate Obama, McCartney in 'Fallon' Bit

November 2, 2015

The supremely British Paul McCartney, staccato king Barack Obama, a spaced-out Keith Richards: Dana Carvey and Jimmy Fallon cover the hilarious, routine bases during The Tonight Show's Halloween-themed "Wheel of Musical Impressions." In the clip,...

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Not Sucking in Their Seventies: Rock Lifers Go the Distance

October 9, 2015

We've reached a strange and wondrous moment where if you're in the mood for some Seventies guitar rock, you might end up listening to a new album recorded by a rocker in his seventies. There certainly was no guarantee things would turn out this way, partly...

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It Ain't Easy Being Keith Richards: Inside the New Issue

October 7, 2015

Keith Richards gives one of his most revealing interviews in years in the new issue of Rolling Stone (on stands Friday). For the in-depth cover story, the Rolling Stones guitarist invited associate editor Patrick Doyle to hang out with him at...

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10 Things We Learned From Netflix's Keith Richards Doc

September 18, 2015

When it comes to rock and roll fantasies, most of us would surely put "hanging with Keith Richards' near the top of our list. Really, who wouldn't want to spend some quality time with the legendary Rolling Stones guitarist, spinning records, playing Fender...

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Keith Richards' Wildest Escapades: 19 Insane Tales

September 16, 2015

Keith Richards may have mellowed with age, but as anyone who has read his memoir can attest, the iconic Rolling Stones guitarist has raised enough hell to fill several lifetimes. In honor of Crosseyed Heart — his new...

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Keith Richards' 20 Greatest Songs

September 10, 2015

Midway through every Rolling Stones show, Mick Jagger leaves the stage for Keith Richards to deliver two songs. Each time, Richards proves he's a formidable frontman himself. In addition to his crucial contributions as a guitarist...

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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...

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Watch Keith Richards' Stylistic, Moody 'Love Overdue' Video

November 18, 2015

Keith Richards has unveiled the stylistic, moody video for his latest Crosseyed Heart single "Love Overdue," the Rolling Stones guitarist's laid-back cover of reggae singer Gregory Isaacs' "Love Is Overdue." In the noir-ish, art deco-inspired...

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See Keith Richards Play Raucous 'Gimme Shelter' at Apollo

October 23, 2015

Keith Richards has been a tear lately, turning up all over the place in support of his new solo album, Crosseyed Heart. Last night, the guitarist took time out from his packed schedule to appear at the Jazz Foundation of America's annual A Great...

Interview

Keith Richards on Getting Busted, Zeppelin, Stones’ Future

October 8, 2015

"I love studios, even when they're empty," says Keith Richards, speaking through a haze of smoke as he sits on a recording-studio couch in downtown New York. He's quiet for a while; there's nothing but a faint electronic noise. "There's that little...

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Watch Ronnie Wood Join James Bay for Live Faces Cover

October 2, 2015

Last month, rising English singer-songwriter James Bay accepted the award for Breakthrough Musician at GQ's Men of the Year event, after a glowing introduction from guitar legend Ronnie Wood. The two musicians built on that camaraderie during Bay's September...

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Keith Richards Confirms New Rolling Stones Album

September 16, 2015

Keith Richards told iHeartRadio Tuesday night that the Rolling Stones had a recent group meeting in London and made "definite plans" to record a new album. The guitarist elaborated on those plans in a new interview with Rolling Stone. "[A new...

Album Review

Crosseyed Heart

September 14, 2015

Keith Richards' first solo album since 1992 opens like a fever dream, with the 71-year-old rock god croaking acoustic blues like Robert Johnson after burning down a half-ounce spliff. But it's a feint. "All right, that's all I got," he snaps just under...

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Watch Keith Richards Talk Guitars, Influences in Doc Trailer

September 9, 2015

"I know who I am," Keith Richards says in the trailer for his upcoming Netflix documentary. "But I realize that people think Keith Richards is smoking a joint, bottle in his hand, cursing the fact that the liquor store's closed." The teaser for Keith...

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