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Keith Richards

musician, songwriter
Born: 12/18/1943
Birthplace: Dartford, England

As the lead guitarist for The Rolling Stones, Richards is famous for both his blues chords and his debauchery. Richards helped create the band with his childhood friend, Mick Jagger. Since then Richards has provided both the music and lyrics for hits songs like “(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction” .(1965). Following a feud between band members, Richards launched a solo career and released the album, Talk Is Cheap (1988). He later reunited with the other members of the Rolling Stones.

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