Keith

It was 42 tears ago today, on May 14, 1976, that the music world lost Keith Relf. Keith is probably best known as a founding member of The Yardbirds and Renaissance Keith co-wrote many of the original Yardbirds songs “Shapes of Things”, “I Ain’t Done Wrong”, “Over Under Sideways Down” and “Happenings Ten Years Time […]

And to this day, Keith Richards is still indestructible….. On April 27, 2006, while on vacation in Fiji, then 63-year-old Keith Richards fell out of a palm tree. He landed on his head and caused a hemorrhage. Keith had to be airlifted to New Zeland where doctors had to drain his skull. He has said […]

3rd April 2007, Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards denied that he snorted the ashes of his late father. Jane Rose, Richards’ manager, told MTV News the remarks were made ‘in jest’, and she could not believe they had been taken seriously. Richards had said in an interview with the NME: ‘He was cremated and I […]

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards got on stage for the first time in Ealing, England with their first band, called “Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys” on March 24, 1962. That was 56 years ago tonight. It worked. We’re not sure if we should say Happy Anniversary, Happy Birthday or just ‘Good move guys”. […]

This is one of the sadder stories in Rock and Roll. The Who’s drummer, Keith Moon decided to go to the Red Lion Pub in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK on Jan. 4, 1970. Keith went with his wife and some other friends. Keith’s friend and driver Neil Boland, drove them in Keith’s Bentley. The people in […]

What’s on the deck? Happy 74th birthday to Keith Richards. Do you have a favourite Stones track or album? Read it here

Happy birthday to Keith Richards, born on 18th Dec 1943. ‘The Human Riff’, guitarist, singer, songwriter and founding member of The Rolling Stones who have had over 35 Top 40 singles and albums. Rolling Stone magazine said Richards had created ‘rock’s greatest single body of riffs’. Classic albums include: Sticky Fingers and Exile On Main […]

See how many you can score in our very hard Keith Richards quiz: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/keith_richards_quiz Keith Richards Quiz Keith Richards Quiz Read it here

..”It’s all part of my Rock and Roll fantasy”… On November 20, 1973, The Who were opening their Quadrophenia US concert tour at the Cow Palace in Daly City, a suburb just south of San Francisco. Scot Halpin, a 19-year-old who had recently moved to the area from Muscatine, Iowa, was there with a friend […]

What would you think a ticket would cost to see Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix, Keith Emerson and a whole bunch of others? Of course we are talking about back in 1967. On Nov. 14, 1967, Pink Floyd began their first UK tour at the Royal Albert Hall in London. They, however were not the headlining […]


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