On his 72nd birthday we’re celebrating the life of Keith Richards with a flick through the hefty new Omnibus Press compendium of classic Keith shots A Life In Pictures. Here, Keith goes off the rails in Paris, October 1964.
On his 72nd birthday we're celebrating the life of Keith Richards with a flick through the hefty new Omnibus Press compendium of classic Keith shots A Life In Pictures. Here, Keith goes off the rails in Paris, October 1964.
Keith becomes one with nature in the Mojave Desert during the summer of 1968, photographed by Michael Cooper.
At this early juncture in the Stones' career, living it up in 1963, Keith was actually generally quiet, very much in the shadow cast by Brian Jones and Mick Jagger.
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Jumping Jack Flash! Keith performs live in New Haven, Connecticut.
Keith takes a well-earned cigarette break in an antique push chair having salvaged belongings from his Redlands estate after the thatched roof caught fire.
The weekend of February 11-12, 1967, when an informal party at Keith's Redlands retreat became the target of a drug bust, will be forever be notorious in Stones folklore.
The Rolling Stones looks stiffly forward to a wild 50 year ride, 1963.
The Stones wait for the curtain to rise on a show on their 1965 American tour.
By 1966, the fruits of the previous three years hard graft started rolling in. During the early part of the year, Keith purchased Redlands, a thatched cottage encircled by a moat in West Wittering, near Chichester, Sussex.
Canoeing around the ground, however, proved problematic.
Ultimately, it was just best to use the boat as a stool.