A members of the legendary music group, The Rolling Stones, both Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have been extremely successful. The Rollings Stones formed in London in April of 1962. They gained popularity in Europe and American. The band gained notoriety in North America during the British Invasion in the mid 1960s.
Keith Richards was born on December 18, 1943 in Dartford, Kent. He is the only child of Bert and Doris Richards. Bert Richards was a factory worker who was injured during World War II during the Normandy Invasion. Keith Richards attended Wentworth Primary School with Mick Jagger. He went on to attend Dartforth Technical School from 1955 to 1959.
The Rolling Stones have had success as a band for many years. Having a career that spans over 5 decades, the group has many credits to their name. 22 studio albums, eight consecutive studio albums reaching number one, and a 1989 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, are just a few items of note.
Richards’ personal life has been full of controversy and media coverage. From multiple drug arrests and trails to eventual prison time. His reputation for drug abuse is widely known. Richards has fathered five children and has been married one time. Today he still owns the accreditation of being one of the top rock guitar players of all time.
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