Member of the Rolling Stones (Musical group). To 1977 known as Keith Richard. After 1977 reverted back to his birth surname of Keith Richards, born 18.12.1943.
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Helander, B. The rock who's who, cl982 (Keith Richard (born Richards); b. 12/18/43)
Elliott, M. The Rolling Stones, 1990 p. 9 (Keith Richards is credited as "Richard" until 1977, whereafter, following the Canada drug trial, he reverted to his original name "Richards")
Keith Richards, c1993 p. 260 (Since he had never legally changed his name, the hereditary Richards was used in court rather than his adopted stage name Richard; the press perpetuated the switch. As if the previous 14 yrs had suddenly been attributed to someone else, he embraced this return to his roots and once again became known in public and private life as Keith Richards)