KEITH RICHARDS ON CROSSCURRENTS, 12/18: An English musician whose admiration for Delta blues lead him to a career as an icon rhythm guitarist, Keith Richards was born on this date in 1943. You are invited to celebrate the music and birthday of Keith Richards on Crosscurrents, 12/18 at 8 am.
On being alive:
“Hey, it’s good to be here. It’s good to be anywhere.”
“It’s a privilege just to wake up to a new day.”
“We age not by holding on to youth, but by letting ourselves grow and embracing whatever youthful parts remain.”
“I fell into it. I’m still falling.”
“I was number 1 on the who’s likely to die list for 10 years … I was really disappointed when I fell off that list.”