Keith Richards autograph Hand drawn self-portrait The Rolling Stones
Keith Richards autograph and self-portrait
Born 18 December 1943. An English guitarist, singer, songwriter. Best-selling memoirist and founding member of the rock band The Rolling Stones. Rolling Stone Magazine credited Richards for “rock’s greatest single body of riffs” on guitar. Ranked him 4th on its list of 100 best guitarists. Fourteen songs that Richards wrote with the Rolling Stones. Furthermore, Lead vocalist Mick Jagger named among Rolling Stone magazine’s “500 Greatest Songs of All Time”. Generally known for their guitar interplay of rhythm and lead (“weaving”) between Richards and Brian Jones. Also, Mick Taylor and Ronnie Wood over the years. In spite of this, Richards plays the only guitar tracks on some of their most famous songs including “Paint It Black”. “Ruby Tuesday”, “Sympathy for the Devil”, “Gimme Shelter”, and “Angie”.
His Relationship with bandmate Jagger is often described as “love/hate” by the media. Additionally, Richards himself said in a 1998 interview: “I think of our differences as a family squabble. At the same time, I’d hope Mick realises that I’m a friend who is just trying to bring him into line. ” Richards, along with Johnny Depp, tried unsuccessfully to persuade Jagger to appear in Pirates of the Caribbean. On Stranger Tides, alongside Depp and Richards Keith Richards autograph.