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Keith Richards Writes a Remembrance for Country Legend George Jones

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Country music suffered a tremendous loss last Friday (April 26), when the legendary George Jones passed away at the age of 81. But more than a Nashville icon, Jones was a friend and inspiration to many -- including Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, who penned a eulogy for Jones that was released in time for his funeral service yesterday (May 2).

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Keith Richards – Iron Men of Rock

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OK, yes, he's looking more and more like a 'Lord of the Rings' character than a strapping superhero, but our guess is that Keith Richards will be here long after our current fascination with 'Iron Man' has faded away.

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Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Festival Highlights Include Keith Richards, Allman Brothers Band

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The Allman Brothers Band closed out the opening night of Eric Clapton's fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival on Friday (April 12) with a titanic six-song set, highlighted by 'Whipping Post.' Not to be outdone, Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones then dropped by for Saturday night's festival finale.

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Keith Richards’ Blood Transfusion – Gruesome Rock Legends

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It's no secret that Keith Richards has over-indulged in drugs throughout his life. The rocker has been the subject of a rampant rumor that just won't go away, claiming he was so desperate to get clean from heroin for a European tour in 1973 that he went to clinic in Switzerland and had all of his blood replaced with clean blood. But the guitarist has denied the story, saying he made it up be

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Keith Richards Snorts Dad’s Ashes – Gruesome Rock Legends

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In 2007, Keith Richards made international headlines when he told New Musical Express that he had mixed his dad's ashes with cocaine and snorted them. He later claimed the remark was taken out of context, and his re

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Keith Richards and Tom Waits Record ‘Shenandoah’

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A new collection of songs of the sea brings together Keith Richards and Tom Waits. Compiled in part by actor Johnny Depp, 'Son of Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys' will be released on F

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Top 10 Keith Richards Rolling Stones Songs

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It's an ego thing, the urge for band members who aren't singers to want to sing.

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Newsflash: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards Have a Complicated Relationship

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Yes, we know that's hardly the most shocking headline you'll read today, but, with 50 years of being inextricably linked together, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards simultaneously love and hate each other. In a new interview, the Glimmer Twins open up about the true and complex nature of their relationship that makes the Rolling Stones so fascinating..

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Guitars Signed by Keith Richards, Def Leppard, Richie Sambora + More Auctioned for Charity

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For the 27th consecutive year, WhyHunger is holding its Hungerthon to raise funds to fight poverty. To help reach their goal, the organization has acquired a handful of guitars and other memorabilia by many rock legends, which are being auctioned online.

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Pete Townshend Admits He Swiped His Trademark ‘Windmill’ From Keith Richards

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CBS

Pete Townshend is undeniably one of rock music's most dynamic performers. The Who guitarist has always been notable for his energetic stage exertions -- particularly his signature "windmill" move, which consists of Townshend swinging his arm around in a furious windup before delivering a powerful strike to sound power chords on his guitar. In an interview with David Letterman, the musician says his trademark move was inspired by fellow rock icon Keith Richards.

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