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With the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics and the songs that roused the world, and over four decades he lived the original rock and roll life. Now, at last, the man himself tells us the story of life in the crossfire hurri...

Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:564 pages

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  • Petra Eggs
    Mar 14, 2016

    Edit A GR friend (who wishes to remain anonymous) has sent me a really good story about Keith's son Marlon, whom my friend knew well. I've posted it in the comments, msg. 67. ***7 star book!One of the...

  • ?Miss A?
    Aug 17, 2016

    I used up my nine lives long ago, but here I am. I'm still playing and I'm still rocking and still rolling. And I survived to tell this tale. Probably the best audiobook I've ever listened to. Act...

  • Steve
    Dec 25, 2014

    I started listening to the Rolling Stones back in the early 1970s. “Hot Rocks” (an early “greatest hits collection – and still one of the best by any band), “Sticky Fingers,” “Exile on M...

  • F.R.
    Oct 04, 2015

    Keith Richards’ autobiography starts really well and holds that momentum for a long time; although when it reaches the period covering the Eighties it does fall somewhat into score settling, and aft...

  • Velvetink
    Sep 28, 2011

    Growing up in Dartford for Keith – was somewhere to get out of. After WWII it was pungent with horse manure & desperation and he never forgot the story that he was born in an air raid shelter. It wa...

  • Kp
    Nov 09, 2010

    It was fascinating! If you have always loved The Rolling Stones and rock and roll and have a lot of nostalgia about the 60's... then I think you'd find Keith Richards memoir fascinating, too. It is lo...

  • Madeline
    Dec 16, 2015

    "It was 1975, a time of brutality and confrontation. Open season had been declared since our last tour, the tour of '72, known as the STP. The State Department had noted riots (true), civil disobedien...

  • Allyson
    Nov 18, 2010

    What can I say?I am a fervent Stones fan, more of a Mick than Keith although Andrew loves Keef and has shown me the "way." But it is the combination of the group that makes the band, and the times the...

  • David Cerruti
    Dec 09, 2014

    5 stars for the music – the best part. Guitarists will appreciate the description of how Keith came up with 5 string open G tuning, which he often used. *4 stars for historical detail.2 stars for lo...

  • Tosh
    Nov 14, 2010

    Bob Dylan's memoir is a classic. Patti Smith's memoir "Just Kids" a classic. "Life" by Keith Richards not a classic but a really really OK book. But me writing that I really wanted it to be a great ro...