December 18, 1943 in Dartford
Dartford, England, United Kingdom
Rolling Stones guitarist
Keith Richards (born 18 December 1943) is an English musician, singer and songwriter, and one of the original members of the English rock band the Rolling Stones. Rolling Stone magazine credited Richards for "rock's greatest single body of riffs" on guitar and ranked him 4th on its list of 100 best guitarists. Fourteen songs Richards wrote with the Rolling Stones' lead vocalist Mick Jagger are listed among Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time". Early life: Keith Richards is the only child of Bertrand Richards and Doris Richards (nÃ©e Dupree). He was born at Livingston Hospital in Dartford, Kent.