Keith Richards memoir goes platinum

British musician Keith Richards

British musician Keith Richards

Published Aug 26, 2011


Keith Richards has gone platinum as an author.

The Rolling Stones' memoir, “Life,” has sold more than 1 million copies since coming out last fall.

“Hail to the Keef!” Little, Brown and Company publisher Michael Pietsch in a statement Thursday, noting that “Life” was among the best-selling rock memoirs of all time.

The 67-year-old Richards received more than $7 million for his book, which received almost universal raves. - Sapa-AP

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