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Keith Richards

As one half of the fabled Glimmer Twins, Keith Richards doesn’t make many solo albums. Still, it could be argued that one of them helped save the Rolling Stones. His gold-selling ‘Talk is Cheap’ LP arrived in 1988 as the Stones were at a low ebb, and sparked Richards’ first-ever solo tour. Not long after, Richards reunited with a suitably impressed Mick Jagger, though a second Richards project followed in 1990. Richards also moonlighted with Rolling Stones bandmate Ron Wood as a member of an all-star late-’70s group called the New Barbarians, and on some of Wood’s albums. More recently, Richards has taken up acting as part of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie franchise. A 1978 solo version of ‘Run Rudolph Run’ remains a holiday staple on classic-rock radio stations.

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46 Years Ago: Keith Richards Crashes His Mercedes Convertible

"My body left the car," wrote Richards. "I watched it all happen from 12, 15 feet above. You can leave your body, believe me. I'd been trying all my life, but this was the first real experience of it."

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

10 Times Keith Richards Almost Died

The old joke goes that after the nuclear apocalypse, all that will remain are cockroaches and Keith Richards.

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Keystone, Hulton Archive, Getty Images

The History of the New Barbarians, Keith Richards’ and Ron Wood’s OTHER Band

Being a member of one of the biggest rock bands on the planet has its advantages.

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Mick Jagger and Keith Richards Give Their Voices to Episode of ‘Sisters’ by the Kloons

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards provide the voices of two women in an installment of the popular web-based comedy series.

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Marty Melville, Getty Images

Keith Richards Hopes to Have New Album Out This Year, Considering Solo Tour

Keith Richards hopes to have a solo album out this fall, and he might just follow the upcoming Rolling Stones dates with his first solo tour since 1993.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images / Eagle Rock / YouTube / Frank Micoletta, Getty Images / Larry Busacca, Getty Images

Keith Richards Year By Year: 1963-2015 Photographs

Here's a photograph from every year of Rolling Stone guitarist Keith Richards' over five-decade long career.

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Morne de Klerk / Theo Wargo, Getty Images

Keith Richards Reportedly Hung Out With Justin Bieber

They're separated by genres and generations, but Keith Richards and Justin Bieber both know a thing or two about run-ins with the law and building bad reputations, so it's perhaps unsurprising that they reportedly hit it off after a recent chance meeting.

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Neville Hopwood, Getty Images

Keith Richards Completes New Solo Album

Keith Richards has put the final touches on his first album in decades, but don't look for it any time soon.

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Keith Richards’ Granddaughter Signs Modeling Contract

Ella Richards, the 18-year old granddaughter of Keith Richards, has signed with the Wilhelmina modeling agency.

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Win a Keith Richards Signed Guitar and a Copy of His Book ‘Gus & Me’

Keith Richards, along with his artist daughter Theodora, are all set to release their picture book 'Gus & Me,' an intimate peek inside the Rolling Stones guitarist's childhood.

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