Quotes about Keith Richards by Richie Sambora, Jim Root, Kaya Scodelario, Jo Nesbo, Bobby Keys, Tommy Chong and many others.
I know Mick Jagger wouldn’t tour without Keith Richards and call it the Rolling Stones.
I’m definitely a lot more reserved without the mask on. And with the mask on, all those inhibitions kinda go out the window. I can act like Keith Richards, I guess!
I want to play Keith Richards.
I’m not a big crime reader, but I’m reading Michael Connelly’s ‘The Reversal.’ I’m going back to his novels. I’m also reading Keith Richards’ ‘Life.’ I’m always fascinated by the transition from the innocent late ’60s and early ’70s and the youth culture becoming an industry.
I pull a lot of the stuff that I play off the rhythm tracks – and Keith Richards has been one of the main contributors to my inspirational playing.
One night all the James Brown band was playing on stage and I look in the back and I could see Mick Jagger and Keith Richards trying to get in the club and they couldn’t get in cause it was to crowded.
I love those Keith Richards solo records, but it’s not the Rolling Stones.
Spare me the carefully thought out accessorising that is supposed to look casually thrown on, while in actuality, hours have been spent on the picking and choosing of said jewellery, scarves, etc. Unless you are Keith Richards and can absolutely pull it off, less is more.
Captain Jack Sparrow is like a cross between Keith Richards and Pepe Le Pew.
If I told my 14-year-old self that I’d be hanging out with Keith Richards talking about records, my head would’ve exploded.
I looked at Mick Jagger and Keith Richards and the boys up there thinking, I want to be that.
We’ve never been, really, singers or performers. We are a little bit but we are not like Mick Jagger or Keith Richards or anyone like that.
You have to age gracefully. And that’s what I love about Keith Richards. That’s what I love about the Rolling Stones. They are aging gracefully. They are falling apart at the seams right before our eyes, and they are doing it gracefully. And that’s the most beautiful thing that we can do.
I wish I didn’t care about what people thought as much as Keith Richards doesn’t care.
People wanted me to become this cliched Keith Richards, Iggy Pop character. I wasn’t expected to marry a beautiful wife and have kids.
In 1965, when great young white artists in the English-speaking world were successfully re-channeling hillbilly and black music – you know Bob Dylan, Ray Davies, Pete Townsend, Keith Richards – they didn’t get any money at first. They were all broke.
I’d worked on music docs for years. It felt like writing a novel. By the time I got to Keith Richards, it felt like making a sketch.
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