Keith Richards celebrates 70th birthday

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(WJLA) - One of the world's most celebrated guitarists is celebrating his 70th birthday Wednesday.

Keith Richards, who at his spry age is still rocking stages with The Rolling Stones, was born on this date in 1943.

The Dartford, England native was the founding member of The Rolling Stones, teaming up with childhood neighbor Mick Jagger to create one of the most powerful acts in music history.