Keith Richards used YouTube Dec. 20 to post a thank you to his fans around the world for their wishes on his 70th birthday and 30th wedding anniversary this week.
“Hey I wanna thank you for all the best wishes for my birthday and my wedding anniversary, number 3-0. Love to my wife, all your wives and daughters and wish you all the best for the New Year and we'll see you soon,” he said in the 24-second message, which you can see on this page. The Rolling Stones guitarist's birthday and anniversay date was Dec. 18.
The Stones, currently taking a break after their shows in 2013, won't be resting long. Early this month, they announced a set of new tour dates in Tokyo, Macau, Abu Dhabi, Australia and New Zealand to begin Feb. 21 in Abu Dhabi. The 14 On Fire Tour, as it's called, will again include special guest Mick Taylor and last through April 5.