Happy Birthday Keith Richards! What's your favorite Rolling Stones Song?

Keith Richards was born today December 18th 1943. He is an English guitarist, songwriter, singer, record producer and a founding member of The Rolling Stones.


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Is there a riff more famous in all of Rock & Roll???

As a guitarist, Richards is mostly known for his innovative rhythm playing. In 2003 he was ranked 10th on Rolling Stone magazine's "Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time"


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Jumping Jack Flash


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Sympathy for the Devil

Richards has Co- written and recorded hundreds of songs, fourteen of which are listed by Rolling Stone magazine among the "500 Greatest Songs of All Time



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You Can't Always Get What You Want

So today R&P we'd like to wish Keith a " Happy" 66th birthday by leaving a favorite Rolling Stones song or a few words of tribute


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44 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    hey Punch thanks for letting me know about your question, not been feeling well for a long time, but things can always to worst.

    Going Home i think this is one of their most underrated song.....http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eS1r2jPRZ8I

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    As tears go by http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHvkQUcE7xE

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    Thats How Strong My Love Is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-7VeLodVlw

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    Heart Of Stone http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lL7vh74bx7c

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    Confessin the blues http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpMTpV64KD8

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    Under The Boardwalk. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SsZ7Cq_Eow

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    My girl http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d636ucMFEzc

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    Connection http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfJJPPQWi3A

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    Dead Flowers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWyvnPujoh4

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    You Better Move On http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AG9p0Zd41cA

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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY KEITH and thank you for all the great years of music, your music has got me through rough times and good times, thanks to you and the boys.

    take care


  • 1 decade ago

    Sympathy For The Devil

    Poison Ivy

    Honky Tonk Woman

    Dead Flowers

    I Got The Blues

    Wild Horses

    Brown Sugar

    You Can't Always Get What You Want

    Jumpin' Jack Flash

    19th Nervous Breakdown

    Under The Boardwalk

    Suzie Q

    Mother's Little Helper

    Can't decide. And I do realize that some of the songs I listed are covers, but they're still great.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
  • David
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Keith is 66? He has to live another 600 and play "Sympathy for the Devil" at his 666th birthday party!

    Satanic humor aside, I'm glad Keith is still with us--his survival is legendary and inspiring. A great musician and an original spirit. An enduring icon! I hope the Stones tour in 2010.

    I have so many favorite songs--the Stones are the third most played band on my iPod and I own most of their albums. Rather than run through the mega-hits, I will name a couple gems which deserve more recognition:

    "Break the Spell"

    "Gomper" (No one ever mentions this song, but it's so gorgeous and unique--I could listen to it 24/7)

    "Had It with You"


    "Memory Motel"

    "This Place Is Empty"

    "Through the Lonely Nights"


    "Walking the Dog"


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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Happy Birthday Keith!

    Gimme Shelter


    Emotional Rescue

  • 1 decade ago

    Happy Birthday Keith Richards! Keep on rocking!!!

    a lil' ole bitty for Keith- Little Red Rooster

  • 1 decade ago

    Ruby Tuesday.

    Let's Spend The Night Together.

    As Tears Go By.

  • 1 decade ago

    I like Gimme Shelter. Keith Richards intro is classic, and Charlie Watts' timing on the cymbal crashes throughout are perfectly placed!

  • Lucy
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Happy Birthday to a great guitarist and rock legend!

    Not my favorite, but Keith sings it and apropos to growing older.

    Slipping Away http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1JwpgaoTyo

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Happy Friday Punch.

    Man, that dude is a survivor. I think a bit of bonus birthday congratulations should be awarded to the Austrian children whose blood flows through his veins. (insert smile face) I'm not a giant Stones guy for my personal tastes, but Keith Richards is pretty darn awesome, and they are one of those bands that you just have to respect. Amazing what they've/he has accomplished.

    19th Nervous Breakdown is my favorite stones tune.

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