James Fox, Keith Richards
Read by Johnny Depp, Joe Hurley, Keith Richards
2010/ ISBN 9781600242403
by Carmen Ferreiro
Keith Richards, the lead guitarist of The Rolling Stones,
needs no introduction.
His life, written in collaboration with James Fox and read by Johnny
Depp and Joe Hurley with contributions by Keith Richards himself,
needs 20 CDs to be told.
The story itself is fascinating.
Starting with his childhood in an impoverished post World War II
London, Keith gives a candid take on his life, including his drug
use, his skirmishes with the law, his relationships with family,
colleagues and women. And most of all, his ongoing love affair with
music. For as he puts it, “Music was a far bigger drug than
smack. I could kick smack; I couldn’t quit music.”
Keith and The Rolling Stones (“The world’s
greatest rock band”) made news headlines many times. Not always
related to music, for there were drugs and shocking behavior and
close escapes from jail. But according to him, music always came
first. And listening to his memoir, I believed him, for his love
of music comes unquestionably through.
If you are a fan of The Rolling Stones you cannot miss
this memoir and if you are not, you will love it anyway, for this
is the story of a man who, despite his unorthodox and sometimes
outrageous take on life, is basically a sound human being.
Don't forget to open the PDF file with pictures that is included
in the last CD
Note: Unabridged Audiobook / Approximately 23 HRs