Keith Richards (1943.12.18)


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.”

On aging:

“We age not by holding on to youth, but by letting ourselves grow and embracing whatever youthful parts remain.”

On fame:

“I fell into it. I’m still falling.”


On longevity:
“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.”