Keith Richards

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by Keith Richards

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18 December 1943, Dartford, Kent, England. As founding member and principal guitarist of the Rolling Stones, Richards occupies a unique place in rock’s pantheon. Although not a recognized frontman, his incisive rhythm work, initially modelled on Chuck Berry, has provided the template for many of the Rolling Stones’ finest moments. He became the songwriting partner of Mick Jagger when a need for original material arose, and although their early efforts betrayed an immaturity, their... Read more

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blues rock
guitar
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