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Richards, Keith

Born: 1943 AD
Currently alive, at 72 years of age.
Nationality: British
Categories: Guitarist, Musicians, Songwriter

1943 – He was born on the 18th of December in Dart ford, Kent, England  


1961 – Early this year he and Mick Jagger fell in together, they formed the rock band The Rolling Stones with Brian Jones. The band’s name came from a famous Muddy Waters song, "Rollin’ Stone". 


1965 – He and Jagger started writing their own songs and the hits began to pile up, fueled by Richards’ bluesy, chunky guitar riffs.  


1988 – He released his first solo album, and since then he has worked both with the Stones and on other solo projects.  


2006 – He was injured in an accident on April while on vacation in Fiji.