Articles tagged keith richards

‘Ain’t it Time We Said Goodbye’ Is a Reader’s Digest-like Condensation of the Rolling Stones Story

Veteran Stones scribe Robert Greenfield captures a band, and its key relationship, in turmoil and on the cusp of change.

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‘Rocks Off’ Offers a Compelling Glimpse at the Life of the Stones

Songwriter Bill Janovitz follows up his examination of Exile on Mainstreet with an expansive analysis of the legendary bad boys band.

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For Your (Re)consideration: The Rolling Stones in the 1980s

There's much to cherish in the Stones' '80s oeuvre, maligned though it may be

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Robert Johnson: The Centennial of an American Genius

Does any single figure loom as large over an art form as Robert Johnson? This is exciting, joyful noise, brimming with purpose and ingenuity, fun and frightening, enigmatic and awe-inspiring.

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Rocking Chair Blues: Howlin’ Wolf – “Little Baby”

“Little Baby”, penned by Willie Dixon, is a well-crafted, catchy pop tune with clever lyrics, and Howlin’ Wolf sounds like he’s having a great time with it. You’d never guess that his partnership with its writer was so fraught with anger and resentment.

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The Top 5 Most Anticipated Music Documentaries

Music geeks are salivating at the prospect of these five upcoming music documentaries.

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In the Oft-Reviled Genre of Memoirs, Here are Some Memoirs to Love

A subgenre has emerged that should placate memoirphobes and please memoirfiles: the artist-teacher memoir.

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‘Life’: Ladies and Gentlemen, the Rolling Stone

Because Keith Richards lived the book he’s written, he’s written a book that lives on.

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‘Stones In Exile’: An Autobiographical Rock ‘n’ Roll Bible

By exiling themselves to small-town America's "Main Street", the Rolling Stones began serving up a rich, steamy gumbo of sounds they certainly didn't invent, but undeniably put their stamp upon.

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Turning Over Stones: ‘The Rolling Stones: Rare and Unseen’

Is there anything left to discover about the World's Greatest Rock 'n Roll Band?

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Robert Frank: The Complete Film Works: Volumes 1, 2 & 3

As Frank’s films reveal, a lack of access to avant-garde cinema is a collective denial of a vital part of our selves.

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10 Aug 2008 // 10:00 PM

Shine a Light

Rarely do movies change my mind about anything, rarer still about rock 'n' roll, but Shine A Light did just that.

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6 Apr 2008 // 10:02 PM

Shine a Light

While the coming together of the Rolling Stones and Martin Scorsese has been heralded as an event, Shine a Light is only fitfully absorbing.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Gimme Shelter (1970/2000)

Sixties rock and roll festivals -- given their large crowds of people, lack of sanitary facilities, bad drugs, and shortages of food and water -- were catastrophes waiting to happen. People get angry when they're uncomfortable or feel ripped off.

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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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