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Keith Richards Is Writing A Children’s Book. Stop Laughing

by | 12th, March 2014

WHEN rock musicians get bored, there’s a mental ticklist of things they need to do to stop them from shrivelling up and dying.

They are: painting; an album of ‘standards’; going into ‘the movies’; poetry; acting; something to do with classical music; appearing on a documentary about a niche interest that no-one knew they had, like steam engines or fixing antique cars; and finally children’s books.

And so, to Keith Richards, who is going for the latter and, apparently, is writing a children’s book. Although, if you’ve seen his hands lately, you’d be surprised if he could hold a pen or punch the letters on a keyboard, let alone write a whole book.

Now, the Rolling Stone who has had a life that is more ‘Rated R’ than ‘PEGI 3’, is going to apply his drug and booze addled brains to write some books after he got a deal with Little Brown Books for Young Readers.

(Anyone else thinking of up dated version of The Snowman, or

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