Keith

8th May 2006, The Rolling Stones called off their forthcoming European tour after guitarist Keith Richards underwent emergency brain surgery. The 62 year-old guitarist suffered "mild concussion" when he fell out of a coconut tree on holiday in Fiji. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/keith-richards-the-worlds…/ Keith Richards the worlds most elegantly wasted human being Rolling Stone magazine said Keith Richards […]

JEFF KEITH Defends TESLA’s Collaboration With DEF LEPPARD’s PHIL COLLEN: ‘We Were Trying Something Different’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/jeff-keith-defends-teslas-collaboration-with-def-leppards-phil-collen-we-were-trying-something-different/ JEFF KEITH Defends TESLA’s Collaboration With DEF LEPPARD’s PHIL COLLEN: ‘We Were Trying Something Different’ In a new interview with "The Classic Metal Show", TESLA singer Jeff Keith was asked about the criticism that has been leveled at the […]

8th April 2012, It was reported that organizers for the 2012 London Olympics ceremony had recently asked the manager of The Who if legendary drummer Keith Moon would be able to perform at the forthcoming London Olympics Games. Who manager Bill Curbishley, told The Times how he responded to the request. 'I emailed back saying […]

3rd April 2007, https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/keith-richards-the…/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 […]

4th March 2019, Keith Flint, singer and dancer with English electronic dance group The Prodigy was found dead at his home in Essex, England age 49. The Prodigy scored the 1996 UK No.1 & US No. 30 single 'Firestarter' and the 1997 UK & US No.1 album 'The Fat Of The Land'. He owned a […]

27th February 1977, Keith Richards was arrested at Toronto’s Harbour Castle Hotel, after an ounce of heroin was found following a raid of his hotel room by 15 Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Richards, who was charged with possession with intent to traffic, faced seven years to life in prison. Bail was set at $25,000 (£14,705). […]

9th Jan 1943, Born on this day, Scott Walker (born Noel Scott Engel), singer with The Walker Brothers best known for their 1966 UK No.1 & US No.13 single 'The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore'. Walker began a solo career with 1967's Scott, moving toward an increasingly challenging baroque pop style on late '60s albums […]

Happy 76th birthday to Keith Richards! See how many you can score in our Keith Richards quiz: https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/quizzes/keith-richards-quiz/ Keith Richards Quiz How well do you know Keith Richards? Our tough (but fun) quiz will test you out, can you get them all! Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10162512412520167

Happy birthday to Keith Richards, 'The Human Riff', born on 18 Dec 1943, 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 […]

Sadly our list of great musicians we’ve lost this year is becoming very long: https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/musicians-died-and-gone-to-heaven/ Musicians who have died in 2019, Scott Walker, Keith Flint, Hal Blaine. 1 January 2019, American singer, songwriter Pegi Young died of cancer age 66. She first met future husband Neil Young in 1974 when she was working as a […]


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