Life

Life

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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. Creating immortal riffs such as the ones in 'Jumpin' Jack Flash' and 'Street Fighting Man' and 'Honky Tonk Women'. Falling in love with Anita Pallenberg and the death of Brian Jones. Marriage, family and the road that goes on forever.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.Read by Keith Richards, Johnny Depp and Joe Hurley
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Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 138 x 141 x 35mm | 410g
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 1409124746
  • 9781409124740
  • 159,894

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A "must-listen" title. * DVDFEVER * Joe Hurley is great. In fact, Joe Hurley is better at portraying Keith Richards than Keith Richards! * GUARDIAN * to cheer yourself up, we recommend the audiobook of Keith Richard's autobiography 'Life'.... a surprisingly educative blast. * TIME OUT * Yes, there's an ear-popping amount of drugs and sex, but what's important is the rock'n'roll. Richards emerges as deeply serious about his craft and is illuminating on guitar technique. ... compelling * THE TIMES * Now an unbelievable 66 the rocker tells the story of his life the way it happened.... While Keith reads an intro, Johnny Depp, who based his Pirates of the Caribbean character Jack Sparrow on his friend Richards, is the autobiography's main read and his laconic delivery is perfect. -- Kati Nicholl * DAILY EXPRESS *
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About Keith Richards

Born in Dartford in Kent in December 1943, Keith Richards continues to compose, play songs and tour with the Rolling Stones.
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Review Text

Now an unbelievable 66 the rocker tells the story of his life the way it happened.... While Keith reads an intro, Johnny Depp, who based his Pirates of the Caribbean character Jack Sparrow on his friend Richards, is the autobiography's main read and his laconic delivery is perfect. Kati Nicholl DAILY EXPRESS
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66,679 ratings
3.84 out of 5 stars
5 31% (20,759)
4 36% (24,119)
3 22% (14,678)
2 7% (4,642)
1 4% (2,481)
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