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Keith Richards

Dammit, Jimi Hendrix, That Was Supposed to Be MY Les Paul!

Binky Philips | Posted 05.30.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

There had been other 'fad' guitars during rock 'n' roll's earlier years.

My One (Little) Keith Richards Story

Binky Philips | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Steve McAllister, one of CBGB's sound guys engineered what I'm beginning to think is a historic document. NOT because of me and my music, but, because Steve so perfectly and accurately captured the wondrous sound of the room... that room being frickin' CBGB!

What Ringo Starr And Other Older Rock Stars Really Think About Aging

Next Avenue | Richard Eisenberg | Posted 03.26.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Richard Eisenberg At the Aging in America conference I just attended, the annual gathering of the American Society o...

The Rolling Stones Support Mick Jagger Following L'Wren Scott's Death

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 03.20.2014 | Celebrity

The Rolling Stones have been forced to postpone the remainder of their tour of Australia and New Zealand after the death of frontman Mick Jagger's lon...

This Week in Children's Books: Keith Richards and Rush Limbaugh

Monica Edinger | Posted 05.14.2014 | Books
Monica Edinger

Keith Richards is penning a children's book and the Onion got some people-on-the-street reactions. And then there is the children's book author Rus...

Keith Richards Is Writing A Children's Book

AP | Posted 04.28.2014 | Fifty

NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Richards is writing a children's book. He really is. The Rolling Stone who came to define the adults-only lifestyle of rock h...

Mike Bloomfield: The First Guitar Hero

Binky Philips | Posted 05.03.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

This is not about my first guitar hero. This is about the First Guitar Hero.

This Is Your Brain on Drugs

David Blistein | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Blistein

"This is your brain. This is drugs. This is your brain on drugs. Any questions?" -- Script for PSA by Partnership for a Drug-Free America, 1987 This...

Tribute to the Beatles -- and Sid Bernstein Who Brought Them to America

Bernard Starr | Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment
Bernard Starr

In our radio conversation, Sid told the intriguing story of his chance discovery of the Beatles and how he negotiated with their manager to book the Beatles into Carnegie Hall for a mere $4,000.

Happy 70th Birthday, Keith Richards!

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

Happy 70th, Keith Richards! Since the band was founded in 1962, Richards has been rocking as the Rolling Stones' guitarist. He is credited as one o...

My Relentless Pursuit Of 'Cool'

Tom Cramer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

I believe that some of what follows may be universal, and some of what follows undoubtedly was shaped by my own life experience. I am eternally grateful to have grown up in a loving family in a middle class suburb on the southwest side of Chicago in the 1970s.

'The Five String Addict': A Guitarist's Review of Keith Richards' Life Memoir

George Rajna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
George Rajna

In Keith Richards' memoir, Life, the Rolling Stone guitarist rocks readers along his lifelong journey that began on December 18, 1943. Life chronicles Richards's career with the Rolling Stones since 1962 and tracks them from small clubs to massive arena concerts.

Conversations With Portugal. The Man's John Gourley, Jon Anderson and Jon Batiste, Plus Exclusives by Gov't Mule and Wake Island

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"We shot this soon after signing with Blue Note earlier this year, with our friend the filmmaker William DeVizia. It's a good look at what drew us to the label and vice versa, and how that all went into the recording of Shout!"

Fall Rocks - 7 Ways to Capture a Rock n' Roll Vibe Now

Kelly Wearstler | Posted 12.24.2013 | HuffPost Home
Kelly Wearstler

As the seasons change, my inspiration turns to the rocknrolla brood -- much like fall, rocker chic is all about accessorizing. This week I am paying tribute to my favorite music and style icons with a guide to Fall pieces dedicated to rock n' roll.

Kickstart Me Up

Emmett Rensin | Posted 12.08.2013 | Comedy
Emmett Rensin

For $250 dollars, you will receive one (1) standard ticket to the Rolling Stones concert of your choosing. We've got two scheduled for next year, one in a retirement home in Passaic, the other in....um...we forget.

Muscle Shoals Makes it Downtown for a New York Premiere

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The name Alabama has such beautiful assonance, its flow of "a" makes its own Southern comfort! So the sound of "Sweet Home Alabama," one song in a st...

Movie Review: Muscle Shoals

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.25.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Either the title of the documentary Muscle Shoals resonates with you -- in which case it resonates hard -- or you have no idea what it means. But you should -- or you should find out by watching the movie, one of the year's most entertaining and enriching nonfiction films.

'9 Best Rolling Stones Songs'?! Jeeez, I Only Count 40.

Binky Philips | Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

After two days of pondering, tossing aside, picking back up, checking album running orders, chopping some watermelon into bite-size chunks, using a cut-throat criteria of my own divining, I've been able to narrow it down to The Rolling Stones' Top 40 Best Songs...

Are You Trying To Find Your Own Davy Jones?

Lisa Copeland | Posted 10.27.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Remember how gorgeous Davy Jones was? Did you have a crush on him like I did? Davy Jones passed away last year (may he rest in peace). In the few years before that, do you remember seeing pictures of him? How did you feel about Davy Jones at 60? How about Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones?

Interviewing The Rides' Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd & Barry Goldberg, Plus Talking with John Waite, and Exclusives by Sanders Bohlke and Cameron McGill

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"As big as rap is with the R&B community, that's how blues was back in the day. It was the hot thing. We're talking about a genre that is a hundred years old and is still relevant today."

Lot's Wife, Noah's Ark and Rogues Gallery: Sea Music Recordings

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 09.30.2013 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

There's a thriving scene for historical and contemporary sea music, with festivals all over. Here in the U.S., the premiere festival is at Mystic Seaport in Connecticut, and last month my band Ocean Celtic was lucky enough to play there and meet many of the great sea music performers.

2013 International Best-Dressed List

Vanity Fair | Posted 09.30.2013 | Style
Vanity Fair

A new first lady sails onto the list, joining three top athletes, pop music's reigning queen, and a Rolling Stone. The best-dressed field may be ever shifting, but there's some classic glamour behind the looks of this year's honorees.

For Mick Jagger's 70th Birthday, The Ten Best Rock Movies Ever

John Farr | Posted 09.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

You, Sir Mick Jagger, are turning 70 tomorrow, which -- to use the rock vernacular -- blows my mind. To mark your milestone, I'm picking my favorite movies with rock 'n' roll themes.

Summer of 1970, Part II: Gopher-ing for the Coolest Guitar Shop in New York City, Wearing My Granny Takes A Trip Boots, and Meeting "Keith Richards With..."

Binky Philips | Posted 09.02.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

When last we were wasting time together, I'd been in London for 13 days during the second half of June, 1970. I'd plunked down the enormous sum of $65.00 U.S. for a pair of wild custom-made boots from the coolest clothes/shoes store in the world, Granny Takes A Trip.

Rolling Stones Preparing For Glastonbury

AP | Posted 08.29.2013 | Entertainment

PILTON, England — There's a first time for everything, even if you're the Rolling Stones. The rock rabble-rousers who formed half a century ago...