Keith Richards Fast Facts

Ecco uno sguardo alla vita di Keith Richards, musician and founding member of the Rolling Stones.


Data di nascita: dicembre 18, 1943
Luogo di nascita: Dartford, Kent, United Kingdom
    Nome di nascita: Keith Richards
    Padre: Bert Richards, factory worker
    Madre: Doris (Dupress) Richards
    Matrimonio: Patti Hansen (1983-presente)
    Bambini: with Patti Hansen: Theodora and Alexandra; with Anita Pallenberg: Marlon, Dandelion, and Tara (figlio, died as an infant)
    Formazione scolastica: Attended Sidcup Art School

    Altri fatti

    Richards and band mate Mick Jagger first met as children.
    Has been nominated, with the Rolling Stones, per 12 Grammy Awards and has won three.
    Has made cameos in bothPirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” e “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

    Sequenza temporale

    1960 – Rekindles friendship with Jagger after running into him at a train station.
    1962 – Forms the Rolling Stones with Jagger and Brian Jones.
    luglio 12, 1962 – The Rolling Stones play their first gig together at the Marquee Club in London.
    1963 – The Rolling Stones sign to Decca Records and release their first single.
    1964 – The Rolling Stones release their first album.
    1965 – The single “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfactionis released and earns the band their first gold record.
    1967 – Richards is arrested, with Jagger, for drug possession. Jagger is sentenced to three months and Richards to one year. Dopo, the sentences are overturned on appeal.
    luglio 5, 1969 – The Rolling Stones give a free concert in London’s Hyde Park. Jagger reads poetry and releases 3,500 butterflies in honor of former band mate Brian Jones, who was found dead on July 3.
    dicembre 6, 1969 – A fan is fatally stabbed during a free concert at Altamont Speedway in Livermore, California. Il documentario, “Gimme Shelter,” is released in 1970 about the concert and the tragedy.
    febbraio 27, 1977 – Richards is arrested in Canada for heroin possession. Dopo, he is placed on probation and ordered to perform a benefit concert for a Toronto charity.
    1988 – Releases solo albumTalk is Cheap.
    1989 – The Rolling Stones are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
    1992 – Releases his second solo albumMain Offender.
    2010 – Richards’ memoir “Vita” è pubblicato.
    ottobre 16, 2012 – The band’s book, “The Rolling Stones: 50,” è pubblicato.
    ottobre 18, 2012 –Crossfire Hurricane,” a documentary on the band, opens at the London Film Festival.
    novembre 12, 2012 – The Rolling Stones release their greatest hits compilationGRRR!”
    Maggio 3, 2013 – The Rolling Stones kick off their “50 and Countingtour at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
    settembre 9, 2014 – Gus and Me,” an illustrated children’s book by Richards and his daughter Theodora, è pubblicato. The story is about Richardsfirst guitar and his relationship with his late jazz musician grandfather.
    settembre 18, 2015 – Richards releases his first solo album in 23 anni, “Crosseyed Heart.” Anche, Netflix releases the documentary film, “Keith Richards: Under the Influence,” to coincide with the album’s release.
    marzo 25, 2016 – The Rolling Stones become the first major international rock band to play in Cuba, drawing hundreds of thousands of people to a free concert in Havana.
    dicembre 2, 2016 – The Rolling Stones pubblicazione “Blue & Lonesome,” their first studio album in more than a decade.
      gennaio 28, 2018 The Rolling Stones win the Grammy for Best Traditional Blues Album forBlue & Lonesome.
      novembre 13, 2020 A live recording of the December 1988 show Richards played with his band The X-Pensive Winos, “Live at the Hollywood Palladium,” is reissued as a box set.




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