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Ace Frehley
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Ace Frehley’s Wobbly First Meeting with Keith Richards

We all have our fantasies about meeting our favorite rockers. They usually involve telling our heroes about how much their music has meant to us and gotten us through hard times. In turn, the rocker is so overwhelmed by the praise and asks us to join the tour as a member of the band's entourage and you become best buddies forever.

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Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards Says Fingers Help With Memory

The Rolling Stones are now enjoying their 50th year as a band, which is a long time for any group of musicians, so it should come as no surprise that with his age advancing that guitarist Keith Richards is getting a bit forgetful.

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Keith Richards Talks Up His Jack White Recordings, Possible Rolling Stones Sessions

They’ve famously shared the concert stage, strumming guitars side by side at New York’s Beacon Theatre in the 2006 Rolling Stones concert film, ‘Shine a Light.’ But the collaborative relationship between Stones guitarist Keith Richards and indie-rock stud Jack White also extends to the studio — and Richards has no problem with the recordings they made three years ago reaching the public.

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Keith Richards – Musician Mug Shots

Amazingly, Keith Richards' 1972 arrest wasn't for anything drug-related. He and Rolling Stones bandmate Mick Jagger were both arrested following a fight with a photographer in Rhode Island.

We're not sure what the scuffle was about, but if Richards was trying not to

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Role of Keith Richards Cast in Jimi Hendrix Biopic

We've been closely following the news coming out about ‘All Is By My Side,’ the upcoming biopic about Jimi Hendrix, from the beginning of its filming to drummer Kenny Aronoff's work on the soundtrack to the  lack of support given it by Hendrix's estate.

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Keith Richards and Joe Perry Featured in Blues Documentary

A documentary that looks at the history of the blues through someone who saw its birth will soon be released on DVD. 'Honeyboy and the History of the Blues' looks at the career of David 'Honeyboy' Edwards, who passed away in Chicago on August 29, 2011 at the age of 96.

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Letter Describing The Meeting of Keith Richards and Mick Jagger Unearthed

The story of how Keith Richards met Mick Jagger at the Dartford train station is one of the most frequently told stories in rock history. Today (April 11), a letter from Richards, then 18, to his Aunt Patty describing the Rolling Stones' earliest days was posted on the Letters Of Note website.

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Keith Richards Mends Fences with Mick Jagger (Again)

They may not be touring to celebrate their 50th anniversary, but the Rolling Stones are still marking the occasion -- fans can sing 'Happy Birthday' to the band while leafing through the pages of a deluxe coffee table book commemorating their career, and there's also a new documentary on the way. In an interview conducted for the film that was recently published by Rolling Stone, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards reflected on their long partnership -- and seemed to bury the hatchet in their latest public spat.

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Rolling Stones Rule Out 2012 Tour, Citing Keith Richards’ Health

It's often been said that the only two things that will survive a nuclear war are cockroaches and Keith Richards. However, it's possible that the Rolling Stones guitarist might not be in good enough health to tour in celebration of the band's 50th anniversary this year, as had been reported last month.

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Keith Richards and Eric Clapton Play Together at Sumlin Tribute

Music-lovers who went to see Friday night's 'Howlin for Hubert' tribute concert to honor legendary Howlin' Wolf guitarist Hubert Sumlin got quite a treat when Keith Richards and Eric Clapton shared a stage to pay homage to the Chicago blues great.

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