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Keith Richards Sells One Million Copies of His Memoir

Today Little, Brown and Company announced that Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has sold more than one million copies of his memoir, Life.

To celebrate, we’ve linked to Beth Miller’s comprehensive Spotify playlist collecting “the songs, artists and recordings discussed by Keith Richards in his autobiography Life in the order they appear in the book (generally).” That amounts to 300 songs, enough writing music to keep you busy for 17 hours.

Follow this link to get a Spotify invite for the free service. Once you have an account, check out our Haruki Murakami Spotify playlist, the Patti Smith Spotify playlist, our Geoff Dyer Spotify playlist and this new Keith Richards Spotify playlist.

Songs Mentioned in Keith Richards ‘Life’

The Rolling Stones – Star Star – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
Bob Smith’s Ideal Band – The Red Flag
Ritchie Valens – Malaguena
The Everly Brothers – When Will I Be Loved (1960 #8 Billboard chart hit; #4 UK)
Little Richard – Lucille (Remastered)
Jerry Lee Lewis – Whole Lot Of Shakin’ Going On – 1957 Single Version
Pat Boone – Aint That A Shame
Fats Domino – Ain’t That A Shame?
Django Reinhardt – Minor Swing
Bix Beiderbecke – Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
Little Richard – Long Tall Sally (Remastered)
Elvis Presley – Heartbreak Hotel – 2005 DSD remastered
Fats Domino – Blueberry Hill
Buddy Holly – Peggy Sue Got Married – Overdubbed Version
Buddy Holly – Peggy Sue
Buddy Holly – Heartbeat – Single Version
Elvis Presley – Baby, Let’s Play House
Elvis Presley – Milk Cow Blues Boogie
Marty Wilde & the Wildcats – Down the Line
Marty Wilde & the Wildcats – So Glad You’re Mine
The Crickets – Oh Boy! – Single Version
The Crickets – Not Fade Away – Single Version
The Crickets – That’ll Be The Day – Single Version
Ricky Nelson – It’s Late
Eddie Cochran – Summertime Blues
Everly Brothers – Bye Bye Love
Cliff Richard – Travellin’ Light
Johnny Restivo – The Shape I’m In
The Atmospheres – The Fickle Chicken
Sammy Turner – Always
Elvis Presley – Mystery Train – 2004 DSD remaster
Elvis Presley – Money Honey – 2005 DSD remastered
Elvis Presley – Blue Suede Shoes
Ramblin Jack Elliot – Mule Skinner Blues
Wizz Jones – Sermonette
Davy Graham – Cocaine
Rev. Gary Davis – Tryin’ To Get Home
Muddy Waters – Take The Bitter With The Sweet – 1959 Single Version
Howlin’ Wolf – Smoke Stack Lightnin’
Buddy Guy – First Time I Met The Blues – 1960 Single Version
Chuck Berry – Sweet Little Sixteen
Elvis Presley – That’s All Right
Elvis Presley – Blue Moon Of Kentucky
Ray Charles – Night Time Is The Right Time – Remastered LP Version
Sanford Clark – The Fool
Sanford Clark – Son Of A Gun
Jimmy Reed – Down In Virginia
John Lee Hooker – I Love You Honey – Original
Bo Diddley – Willie and Lillie
Adam Faith – Someone Else’s Baby
Shane Fenton – I’m A Moody Guy
John Leyton – Johnny Remember Me
Chuck Berry – Reelin’ And Rockin’ – Single Version
Chuck Berry – Bye Bye Johnny – Single Version
Muddy Waters – I Just Want To Make Love To You – Single Version
Inez Foxx And Charlie Foxx – Mockingbird
Slim Harpo – I’m A King Bee – Single Version
Little Milton – So Mean To Me
Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee – I’ m Gonna Move Across The River
Memphis Slim – Cow Cow Blues
The Rolling Stones – Not Fade Away – (Original Single Mono Version)
Elvis Presley – C’Mon Everybody
The Rolling Stones – I Just Want To Make Love To You – (Original Single Mono Version)
The Rolling Stones – Around And Around
Jimmy Reed – Bright Lights, Big City
Ritchie Valens – La Bamba
Howlin’ Wolf, Sunnyland Slim, Hubert Sumlin, Willie Dixon, Clifton James – Dust My Broom
Muddy Waters – Rollin’ Stone – Single Version
The Yardbirds – Baby What’s Wrong
The Rolling Stones – Confessin’ The Blues
Muddy Waters – Got My Mojo Workin’
Jimmy Reed – Baby What You Want Me To Do
Jimmy Reed – Take Out Some Insurance – Original
Jimmy Reed – A String To Your Heart
Jimmy Reed – My First Plea
Pat Hare – I’m Gonna Murder My Baby – Original
Chuck Berry – Memphis Tennessee
Jimmy Reed – Little Rain
Albert King – Bad Luck Blues
B.B. King – How Blue Can You Get? – Single Version
T-Bone Walker – Call It Stormy Monday
Louis Armstrong – I’m Crazy ‘Bout My Baby
Little Walter – Juke – Single Version
Robert Johnson – Sweet Home Chicago – SA.2582-1
Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen – Midnight In Moscow
Acker Bilk – Just A Closer Walk With Thee
Jimmy Giuffre – Jimmy & Bobby
Louis Armstrong – Up A Lazy River
Thelonious Monk – Thelonious, Henry & Roy
Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley – 1955 Single Version (Mono)
Bo Diddley – Diddley Daddy – Single Version
Jerimiah Marques & The Blue Aces – I’ve Got My Brand On You
The Rolling Stones – Look What You’ve Done
Bo Diddley – Who Do You Love? – Single Version
The Rolling Stones – Route 66
The Rolling Stones – Not Fade Away – (Original Single Mono Version)
The Rolling Stones – Tell Me
The Rolling Stones – Play With Fire – (Original Single Mono Version)
Tom Jones – It’s Not Unusual
Bob Dylan – The Times They Are A-Changin’
The Rolling Stones – Walking The Dog
The Rolling Stones – I’m A King Bee
Wilson Pickett – In The Midnight Hour – Remastered Single Version
The Rolling Stones – I Wanna Be Your Man – (Original Single Mono Version)
The Rolling Stones – Poison Ivy – (Version 2)(Original Single Mono Version)
Marianne Faithfull – As Tears Go By
The Rolling Stones – The Last Time
The Ronettes – Be My Baby
Robert Johnson – Me And The Devil Blues – DAL.398-1
Robert Johnson – Cross Road Blues – SA.2629-1
Four Tops – Baby I Need Your Loving – Single Version (Mono)
The Temptations – My Girl
The Rolling Stones – Let’s Spend The Night Together – (Original Single Mono Version)
The Rolling Stones – Down Home Girl
The Shirelles – Will You Love Me Tomorrow
The Marvelettes – Please Mr. Postman
The Isley Brothers – Twist And Shout
Bobby Vee – Rubber Ball
The Swinging Blue Jeans – You’re No Good
Patti LaBelle – I Sold My Heart To the Junkman
The Shangri-Las – Remember (Walkin’ In The Sand)
Bobby Womack – It’s All Over Now
The Rolling Stones – It’s All Over Now
The Beach Boys – I Get Around
The Beach Boys – In My Room
The Beach Boys – Don’t Worry Baby (2009 New Stereo Mix)
Irma Thomas – Time Is On My Side
The Rolling Stones – Time Is On My Side – (Original Single Mono Version)
Willie Dixon – The Little Red Rooster
The Rolling Stones – Little Red Rooster
Roy Orbison – Oh, Pretty Woman
The Rolling Stones – (Walkin’ Thru The) Sleepy City
Gene Pitney – That Girl Belongs To Yesterday
The Rolling Stones – Surprise Surprise – (Original Single Mono Version)
The Rolling Stones – Blue Turns To Grey
The Searchers – Take It Or Leave It
The Rolling Stones – Take It Or Leave It
The Staple Singers – This May Be The Last Time
The Rolling Stones – The Last Time
The Rolling Stones – (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction – (Original Single Mono Version)
The Rolling Stones – Paint It, Black – (Original Single Mono Version)
The Rolling Stones – Get Off of My Cloud – (Original Single Mono Version)
The Rolling Stones – Stupid Girl – (Original Single Mono Version)
The Rolling Stones – Under My Thumb
The Rolling Stones – Out Of Time
The Rolling Stones – Yesterdays’ Papers
The Supremes – Baby Love – Juke Box Single Version (Stereo)
Jimi Hendrix Experience – Hey Joe
The Rolling Stones – Ruby Tuesday – (Original Single Mono Version)
The Velvet Underground – Sunday Morning – Mono Single Version
Booker T. & The MG’s – Green Onions
Booker T. & The MG’s – Chinese Checkers
Otis Redding – Chained And Bound – Single/LP Version
The Hollies – Carrie Anne
The Rolling Stones – It’s All Over Now
Big Bopper – Chantilly Lace
The Rolling Stones – Can’t Be Seen – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Citadel
The Rolling Stones – She’s A Rainbow
The Rolling Stones – On With The Show
The Spencer Davis Group – I’m A Man
The Spencer Davis Group – Gimme Some Lovin’
The Rolling Stones – Happy
The Rolling Stones – Street Fighting Man
The Rolling Stones – Dear Doctor
The Rolling Stones – Sympathy For The Devil
The Rolling Stones – Parachute Woman
The Rolling Stones – Salt Of The Earth
The Rolling Stones – No Expectations
The Rolling Stones – Jigsaw Puzzle
The Rolling Stones – Prodigal Son
The Rolling Stones – Stray Cat Blues
The Rolling Stones – Factory Girl
The Rolling Stones – Country Honk
The Rolling Stones – Love In Vain
The Rolling Stones – Brown Sugar – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Start Me Up – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Jumpin’ Jack Flash – (Original Single Mono Version)
The Rolling Stones – Gimme Shelter
The Rolling Stones – Honky Tonk Women – (Original Single Mono Version)
The Rolling Stones – Tumbling Dice
The Rolling Stones – Can’t You Hear Me Knocking – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Byrds – Mr. Tambourine Man
Merle Haggard & The Strangers – Sing Me Back Home
George Jones – White Lightin’
Hank Williams – Honky Tonk Blues – Original
Gram Parsons – A Song For You
Gram Parsons – Hickory Wind – Alternate Version
Gram Parsons – $1000 Wedding
Gram Parsons – The New Soft Shoe – Remastered Album Version
Tommy James & The Shondells – Crimson And Clover – Single Version
The Rolling Stones – You Got The Silver
The Rolling Stones – Connection
The Rolling Stones – Midnight Rambler
The Rolling Stones – You Can’t Always Get What You Want
The Rolling Stones – Love In Vain
Stevie Wonder – I Don’t Know Why
The Rolling Stones – I Don’t Know Why (aka Don’t Know Why I Love You) – (Original Single Stereo Version)
Ike & Tina Turner – I’ve Been Loving You Too Long
Ike & Tina Turner – River Deep, Mountain High
The Rolling Stones – Wild Horses – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – You Gotta Move – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
Percy Sledge – When A Man Loves A Woman
The Rolling Stones – Sister Morphine – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Moonlight Mile – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Live With Me
The Rolling Stones – Sympathy For The Devil – Live
B.B. King – Everyday I Have The Blues – Live
Ike & Tina Turner – Son Of A Preacher Man – Live
The Rolling Stones – Ventilator Blues
The Rolling Stones – Rocks Off
The Rolling Stones – Rip This Joint
The Rolling Stones – All Down The Line
The Rolling Stones – Dancing In The Light
The Rolling Stones – Torn And Frayed
The Rolling Stones – Good Time Women
The Rolling Stones – Casino Boogie
Gram Parsons – Streets Of Baltimore
Gram Parsons – That’s All It Took
Gram Parsons – We’ll Sweep Out the Ashes In The Morning
The Rolling Stones – Dead Flowers – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Sweet Virginia
The Rolling Stones – Angie – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
Bob Marley & The Wailers – Keep On Moving *1 – 1971 Soul Revolution Vocal Version
Jimmy Cliff – The Harder They Come
The Rolling Stones – Coming Down Again – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker) – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
Justin Hinds & The Dominoes – Carry Go Bring Come
Justin Hinds – On The Last Day
Bunny Wailer – Johnny Too Bad
The Rolling Stones – It’s Only Rock’n'Roll (But I Like It) – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Fool To Cry – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Cherry Oh Baby – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Hey Negrita – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Crazy Mama – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Memory Motel – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Start Me Up
The Mamas & The Papas – California Dreamin’ – Single Version
The Mamas & The Papas – Monday, Monday – Single Version
The Rolling Stones – Mannish Boy – Live – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
Keith Richards – Sing Me Back Home
The Rolling Stones – Miss You – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Beast Of Burden – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
Jackson Browne – Running On Empty
The Rolling Stones – Before They Make Me Run – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – When the Whip Comes Down – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Some Girls – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Lies – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
Black Uhuru – Shine Eye Gal
Sly & Robbie – Dirty Harry
The Rolling Stones – Emotional Rescue – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – All About You – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
J. Geils Band – Centerfold
The Rolling Stones – Undercover (Of The Night) – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
Bo Diddley – I’m A Man
The Rolling Stones – Anybody Seen My Baby? – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
k.d. lang – Constant Craving
The Rolling Stones – Had It With You – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – One Hit (To The Body) – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Fight – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
Mick Jagger – Goddess in the Doorway
Aretha Franklin – Jumpin’ Jack Flash – (from “Jumping Jack Flash”)
The Rolling Stones – Sleep Tonight – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
Keith Richards – You Don’t Move Me
Keith Richards – Take It So Hard
Keith Richards – Big Enough
Keith Richards – Make No Mistake
Otis Redding – Pain In My Heart
The Rolling Stones – Mixed Emotions – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
George Jones – Say It’s Not You
The Rolling Stones – The Nearness Of You – Live Licks Tour – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Thru and Thru – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Sparks Will Fly – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
Jerry Lee Lewis – House Of Blue Lights
The Rolling Stones – I Go Wild – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – You Don’t Have To Mean It – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Flip The Switch – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – Thief In The Night – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
The Rolling Stones – How Can I Stop – 2009 Re-Mastered Digital Version
Wingless Angels – I Write My Name / Good Morning
Wingless Angels – No Dark There
Keith Richards – You Win Again
Hubert Sumlin – I Love
The Rolling Stones – Loving Cup
Christina Aguilera – Live With Me
The Rolling Stones – Champagne & Reefer
Toots & The Maytals – Pressure Drop
Tom Waits – Union Square
Tom Waits – Blind Love
Tom Waits – Big Black Mariah
Aaron Neville – Jesus Loves Me
Tom Waits – That Feel
Willie Nelson – Crazy
Willie Nelson – Funny How Time Slips Away
Willie Nelson – Dead Flowers – Live
Etta James – Piece Of My Heart
Etta James – Sugar On The Floor
The Rolling Stones – Jumping Jack Flash
The Rolling Stones – Start Me Up
Jose Feliciano – Malagueña

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