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With a whole chapter on harvesting coconuts
Posted at 4:32 PM on May 17, 2007 by Bill Wareham
Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards is reportedly seeking a $5 million advance for his memoirs, according to the New York Post:
[Richards' agent] calls a Richards autobiography potentially "the greatest rock 'n' roll book of all time."
I agree. But I think I'll forego staking a spot outside Barnes and Noble to grab one of the first copies. Another bit of the Post report makes me think it could be awhile:
In the early 1980s, Mick Jagger snagged a $1.6 million advance from Bantam for his life story, but returned it several years later.
"We were told he said he couldn't remember enough to do a book," said Stuart Applebaum, a spokesman for Random House Inc., which also owns Bantam.
And Keef would have better recall?