Stones guitarist gives revealing interview...
Keith Richards

Rolling Stones icon Keith Richards takes part in the latest instalment of Radio 4's Desert Island Discs.

The legendary guitarist picked out some impeccable blues, soul and country selections, with a bit of Vivaldi thrown in for good measure.

With that whiskey soaked voice in full flow, Keith Richards reflected on his image: "The image is like a ball and chain. I do love old Keith, and I do love the way people cotton on to him. It's one part of me and a lot of that's in the past. I'm growing up, or rather evolving. I suppose with grandchildren I suddenly realise I'm in it for the longer haul."

Keith Richards picked:

Chuck Berry - Wee Wee Hours (1955)
Hank Williams - You Win Again (1952)
Aaron Neville - My True Story (recorded in 2013 as a tribute to Neville's youth)
Etta James - Sugar On The Floor (1978)
Freddie Scott - Are You Lonely For Me (1966)
Gregory Isaacs - Extra Classic (1977)
Nigel Kennedy and the English Chamber Orchestra - Spring from Vivaldi's Four Seasons (recorded 1989)
Little Walter - Key To The Highway (1958)

Listen to it on the BBC site HERE or tune in below.

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