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Keith Richards turned 71 on Thursday and in celebration, the folks at Gibson.com have listed what they feel are his 10 best guitar riffs. They are, in chronological order:

  1. “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” – 1965
  2. “Get Off of My Cloud” – 1965
  3. “19th Nervous Breakdown” – 1966
  4. “Mother’s Little Helper” – 1966
  5. “Paint It, Black” – 1966
  6. “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” – 1968
  7. “Gimme Shelter” – 1969
  8. “Honky Tonk Women” – 1969
  9. “Brown Sugar” – 1971
  10. “Start Me Up” – 1981

Today would have also been Bobby Keys‘ 71st birthday. Keith’s best friend died on December 2nd.