Outlaw, hell-raiser, and happily-married family man, KEITH RICHARDS is one of rock music's most gifted and influential guitarists. He jams about his life, and how he, Mick Jagger and Brian Jones formed, and were transformed by the extraordinary success of The Rolling Stones.
~ Conversation Portrait by Flash Rosenberg ~
Artist-in-Residence, LIVE from the New York Public Library
~ ideas drawn as they are discussed in real time ~
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“Life” by Keith Richards
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© Flash Rosenberg 2011
KEITH RICHARDS is the guitarist for the Rolling Stones.
ANTHONY DE CURTIS has written frequently about both Keith Richards and the Rolling Stones during his thirty-year career as a music journalist, including Rolling Stone, where he is a contributing editor. He has a PhD in American literature, and teaches writing at the University of Pennsylvania.
PAUL HOLDENGRÄBER is the Director of Public Programs - known as LIVE from the NYPL - for The Research Libraries of The New York Public Library.
This conversation occurred on October 29, 2010.