Life (Paperback)
  • Life (Paperback)
zoom

Life (Paperback)

(author)
7 Reviews Sign in to write a review
£8.99
Paperback 640 Pages / Published: 01/02/2012
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
The rock legend's memoir - a No. 1 SUNDAY TIMES bestseller. With the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics and the songs that roused the world, and over four decades he lived the original rock and roll life: taking the chances he wanted, speaking his mind, and making it all work in a way that no one before him had ever done. Now, at last, the man himself tells us the story of life in the crossfire hurricane. And what a life. Listening obsessively to Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters records as a child in post-war Kent. Learning guitar and forming a band with Mick Jagger and Brian Jones. The Rolling Stones' first fame and success as a bad-boy band. The notorious Redlands drug bust and subsequent series of confrontations with a nervous establishment that led to his enduring image as outlaw and folk hero. Creating immortal riffs such as the ones in 'Jumping Jack Flash' and 'Street Fighting Man' and 'Honky Tonk Women'. Falling in love with Anita Pallenberg and the death of Brian Jones. Tax exile in France, wildfire tours of the US, 'Exile on Main Street' and 'Some Girls'. Ever increasing fame, isolation and addiction. Falling in love with Patti Hansen. Estrangement from Mick Jagger and subsequent reconciliation. Solo albums and performances with his band the Xpensive Winos. Marriage, family and the road that goes on for ever. In a voice that is uniquely and intimately his own, with the disarming honesty that has always been his trademark, Keith Richards brings us the essential life story of our times.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781780221915
Number of pages: 640
Weight: 520 g
Dimensions: 197 x 131 x 39 mm

You may also be interested in...

On Leopard Rock: A Life of Adventures
Added to basket
Straight Outta Crawley
Added to basket
£20.00   £15.99
Hardback
How to Produce Comedy Bronze
Added to basket
Born A Crime
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
How to be Champion
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
On the Front Line with the Women Who Fight Back
Added to basket
Best Foot Forward
Added to basket
£20.00   £16.99
Hardback
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life
Added to basket
£20.00   £14.99
Hardback
Going on the Turn
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
A Better Me
Added to basket
£20.00   £15.99
Hardback
How Not To Be a Boy
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
In Pieces
Added to basket
£20.00
Hardback
Paul O'Grady's Country Life
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Balancing Acts
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
Cordially Invited
Added to basket
£20.00   £14.99
Hardback

Reviews

View all

“The Wild Life of a Rolling Stone”

Sex and drugs and rock’n’roll is what you’d expect in Keith Richard’s autobiography, and you get plenty of that from the wild man of rock.
He has more than enough stories to fill several biographies.

Keith’s story... More

Paperback edition
4th November 2011
Helpful? Upvote 66

“Great book! A must-buy!”

This was a great Xmas present!

Hardback edition
7th January 2011
Helpful? Upvote 64

“Title very apt.”

Tells his life story very well doesn`t shirk on his drug taking, drinking etc and life working with Mick and the rest of the stones. Doesn`t hold back. Over elaborates a little bit on the guitar playing techniques to... More

Hardback edition
4th February 2011
Helpful? Upvote 63

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.