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Keith Richards 101: A Look At His Career

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Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards turns 68 years old today (Dec. 18) and according to Dr. Demko's celebrity life expectancy chart, that's 16 years longer than predicted. The birthday boy, who's often referred to as "Ke

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Keith Richards + King Tut’s Grandma – Rock Star Look-Alikes

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When it comes to rock 'n' roll royalty, few artists are revered more than Rolling Stones guitarist
Keith Richards. So we were a little nervous about including him on a look-alikes feature with King Tut's Grandma, someone who's been dead for thousands of years, but you tell us - do the photos lie?

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Rolling Stones Mick Jagger and Keith Richards Paying For Hubert Sumlin’s Funeral

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Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are picking up the full expenses of electric blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin's funeral. Sumlin, the guitarist for Howlin' Wolf, passed away of heart failure on Dec. 4 and was one of the last great Chicago blues artists. Sumlin was a formative influence on the Rolling Stones -- particularly Richards, who played on Sumlin's 'About Them Shoes,' released in 2006.

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Rolling Stones Mick Jagger, Keith Richards Talk About ‘Some Girls’ Punk Influences

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The Rolling Stones continue to revisit stories and memories from the making of 'Some Girls' in honor of the recent re-release of the 1978 album. In a new interview Mick Jagger and Keith Richards talk about how punk music influenced the project.

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Mick Jagger and Keith Richards Schedule 50th Anniversary Summit

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They might be the Glimmer Twins, but Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have never gone too long without being at each others' throats -- and these days, their latest row is threatening to scupper plans for a 50th anniversary celebration for the Rolling Stones. There's still a chance that things could work out, however -- and fans should know more after Jagger and Richards meet up to try and iron out their differences next month.

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Keith Richards Talks ‘Some Girls,’ Rolling Stones’ 50th Anniversary + More

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With the Rolling Stones getting ready to release a remastered and expanded edition of their 1978 album 'Some Girls' next week, Stones guitarist and all-around rock raconteur Keith Richards is in a reflective mood -- as evidenced by his recent interview with Spinner, which found him talking about his experiences during the original sessions, what fans can expect from the band's 50th anniversary next year, and a whole lot more.

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Tom Waits on Keith Richards: ‘There’s Nobody In the World Like Him’

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Tom Waits reveres Keith Richards -- "there's nobody in the world like him," the eccentric singer-songwriter says of the Rolling Stones guitarist -- so when Waits began to pen songs for his new album, 'Bad as Me,' he recruited Richards to co-write some tunes. None turned up on the final product, though -- perhaps because neither could actually remember the music that they had improvised together.

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Keith Richards Accepts Prestigious Literary Award

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As if being a revered guitarist in one of the most important and beloved rock bands of all time isn't enough of a career accolade, Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards is now the recipient of the Mailer Prize for Distinguished Biography. The guitarist/author picked up the award for his best-selling memoir, 'Life,' which was released last year.

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Keith Richards Goes Gonzo in Song with Johnny Depp

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Keith Richards and actor Johnny Depp, who became buddies when they teamed up on the silver screen in the 2007 film 'The Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End,' apparently had such a blast they did an impromptu live performance at an after party celebrating new film 'The Rum Diary' held last week at a New York hotel, reports Paste magazine.

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Keith Richards Says He’s Proud of His Cartoonish Personality

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Keith Richards didn't think he'd live this long either. In an recent interview the Rolling Stones' guitarist agrees with the New Yorker book reviewer's assessment that he hasn't paid the price for knowing life's every pleasure.

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