Keith Richards, 75, was making the most of his free time, enjoying a solo outing in New York City on Friday.The rock ‘n’ roll legend was in high spirits as he left his hotel, flashing a big grin and a wave.
Following the news of Mick’s health concerns, Keith tweeted his support to his band mate, writing: ‘A big disappointment for everyone but things need to be taken care of and we will see you soon. Mick, we are always there for you!’ (Pictures from dailymail)
Fans had spent who in total have spent an estimated £200 million on tickets, were due to watch the band at 17 sell-out venues during the nine-week No Filter tour across the US and Canada.
Jagger, a father of eight, apologised to fans on Twitter saying: ‘I really hate letting you down like this.
Recently Ronnie Wood has told how he and bandmate Keith Richards are helping cheer up the band’s frontman Mick Jagger as he recovers from heart surgery. Speaking exclusively to HELLO!, the well-loved rocker reveals: “Sally and I went on a break to the Caribbean with Keith and (his wife) Patti and sent him videos of us playing and singing get well songs on the guitar.”
Adds Ronnie: “That cracked him up. We’re all so pleased that he’s doing well.”Since the legendary band postponed their nine-week No Filter world tour due to Mick’s surgery, Ronnie has been channelling his creative energy into painting five Picasso-inspired masterpieces, which pay tribute to the world famous rockers. And they’ve certainly brought a smile to Mick’s face as he recovers. “He was amused and impressed!,” Ronnie tells HELLO!, adding: “He is doing really well. I spoke to him yesterday and he’s feeling great.”
Keith Richards last week had a talk with Steve Jordan and Little Steven about the making of Talk is Cheap.“I’d forgotten totally about them,” Keith Richards said in a recent phone interview from his home in Connecticut. “They came up while we were sifting through the vaults,” referring to versions he recorded of Willie Dixon’s “My Babe,” Eddie Taylor’s “Big Town Playboy,” another track titled “Slim” and one more simply labeled “Blues Jam.”