Life

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(1)
4 star
 
(3)
3 star
 
(1)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
As lead guitarist of the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics, and the songs that roused the world. A true and towering original, he has always walked his own path, spoken his mind, and done things his own way.

Now at last Richards pauses to tell his story in the most anticipated autobiography in decades. And what a story Listening obsessively to Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters records in a coldwater flat with Mick Jagger and Brian Jones, building a sound and a band out of music they loved. Finding fame and success as a bad-boy band, only to find themselves challenged by authorities everywhere. Dropping his guitar's sixth string to create a new sound that allowed him to create immortal riffs like those in "Honky Tonk Woman" and "Jumpin' Jack Flash." Falling in love with Anita Pallenberg, Brian Jones's girlfriend. Arrested and imprisoned for drug possession. Tax exile in France and recording Exile on Main Street . Ever-increasing fame, isolation, and addiction making life an ever faster frenzy. Through it all, Richards remained devoted to the music of the band, until even that was challenged by Mick Jagger's attempt at a solo career, leading to a decade of conflicts and ultimately the biggest reunion tour in history.

In a voice that is uniquely and unmistakably him --part growl, part laugh--Keith Richards brings us the truest rock-and-roll life of our times, unfettered and fearless and true. Richards' rich voice introduces the audiobook edition of LIFE and leads us into Johnny Depp's performance, while fellow artist Joe Hurley bridges the long road traveled before Richards closes with the final chapter of this incredible 23-hour production, which includes a bonus PDF of photos.

Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780316034388
9781609410117
9780316120364
9781600242403
9780316174589
031603438
9781611138481
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 8a7076a1-2aa4-c921-0514-a8e178d2c0a7
Grouping Title life
Grouping Author richards keith
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-18 02:27:40AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-18 02:58:42AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Depp, Johnny., Fox, James, 1945-, Fox, James., Hurley, Joe., Hurley, Joseph.
author Richards, Keith, 1943-
author2-role Depp, Johnny., Depp, Johnny.|Narrator, Findaway World, LLC., Fox, James,1945-, Fox, James., Hachette Audio (Firm)., Hurley, Joe., Hurley, Joseph.|Narrator, Playaway Digital Audio.
author_display Richards, Keith
display_description Autobiography of the guitarist, songwriter, singer, and founding member of the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards. With the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards lived the original rock and roll life. He tells his story of life in the crossfire hurricane; his listening obsessively to Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters records, learning guitar and forming a band with Mick Jagger and Brian Jones, the Rolling Stones' first fame and the notorious drug busts that led to his enduring image as outlaw folk hero, creating immortal riffs like the ones in "Jumping Jack Flash" and "Honky Tonk Women." He discusses falling in love with Anita Pallenberg and the death of Brian Jones, his tax exile in France, wildfire tours of the U.S., isolation and addiction, as well as falling in love with Patti Hansen, and his bitter estrangement from Jagger and subsequent reconciliation. He talks about his marriage, family, solo albums and Xpensive Winos; the road that goes on forever.
format_category_school Audio Books, Books, eBook
format_school Book, CD audio book, Large Print, Playaway, eAudiobook, eBook
id 8a7076a1-2aa4-c921-0514-a8e178d2c0a7
isbn 031603438, 9780316034388, 9780316120364, 9780316174589, 9781600242403, 9781609410117, 9781611138481
item_details ils:CARL0000358359|35192040877759|Richland Park - Adult Audiobook|CD AUDIO B R5166L|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||RP||, ils:CARL0000358360|35192040857405|Annex - Adult Biography|B R5166L Large Type|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||AX||, ils:CARL0000358360|35192045428244|Southeast - Adult Large Print|B R5166L Large Type|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||SE||, ils:CARL0000358361|35192040921201|Edmondson Pike - Adult Biography|B R5166L|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EP||, ils:CARL0000358361|35192040921227|Main Library - Adult Biography|B R5166L|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000358361|35192044368714|Green Hills - Adult Biography|B R5166L|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000358361|35192047923234|Main Library - Adult Biography|B R5166L|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||MN||, ils:CARL0000368865|35192042006217|Green Hills - Adult Audiobook|PLAYAWAY B R5166L|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000368865|35192042006225|Green Hills - Adult Audiobook|PLAYAWAY B R5166L|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, overdrive:09aecfa4-4ed6-4abb-8167-cdddcc0450a8|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|2|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:57f20c6d-6092-45cf-9c9e-4c50064e0be2|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|2|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Available Online||||
itype_school , Book, CD audio book, Large Print Book, Playaway
last_indexed 2018-11-18T08:58:42.938Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
primary_isbn 9780316034388
publishDate 2010
record_details ils:CARL0000358359|CD audio book|Audio Books||English|Hachette Audio,|p2010.|19 sound discs (22.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 CD-ROM., ils:CARL0000358360|Large Print|Books|Large print ed.|English|Little, Brown and Co.,|c2010.|856 p.(large print) : ill.; 25 cm., ils:CARL0000358361|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Little, Brown and Co.,|2010.|564 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm., ils:CARL0000368865|Playaway|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Playaway Digital Audio :|[2010], p2010.|1 sound media player (23 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in., overdrive:09aecfa4-4ed6-4abb-8167-cdddcc0450a8|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Hachette Audio|2010|, overdrive:57f20c6d-6092-45cf-9c9e-4c50064e0be2|eBook|eBook||English|Little, Brown and Company|2010|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_school
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000358359 35192040877759 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
overdrive:57f20c6d-6092-45cf-9c9e-4c50064e0be2 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000368865 35192042006225 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000368865 35192042006217 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
overdrive:09aecfa4-4ed6-4abb-8167-cdddcc0450a8 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000358361 35192040921227 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000358361 35192044368714 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000358361 35192040921201 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000358361 35192047923234 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
ils:CARL0000358360 35192040857405 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000358360 35192045428244 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
subject_facet Audiobooks, Large type books, Musicians -- Biography, Richards, Keith, -- 1943-, Rock musicians -- England -- Biography, Rock musicians -- Great Britain -- Biography, Rolling Stones
title_display Life
title_full Life, Life / Keith Richards, with James Fox, Life [sound recording] / Keith Richards ; [James Fox], Life [sound recording] / Keith Richards [with James Fox], Life [text (large print)] / Keith Richards with James Fox
title_short Life
title_sub
topic_facet Audiobooks, Biography & Autobiography, Large type books, Musicians, Nonfiction, Performing Arts, Richards, Keith, Rock musicians