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.”
MUDDY WATERS ON CROSSCURRENTS, 4/4: Altering the passion of the rural South into the sound of the urban North, Muddy Waters was born on this date in 1913. Gavin and Wyatt, known for face licks, hope to learn some guitar licks from the blues master. You are invited to jump into the Muddy Waters birthday with John on Crosscurrents, 4/4 at 8 a.m.