Keef Vs Geldof

(Gigwise) Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards says the band refused to play Live 8 because they were suspicious of Bob Geldof's political connections.

The rock dinosaurs were begged to play the awareness-raising event at Hyde Park, but Richards felt that Sir Bob had too close links to politicians. He also hinted that the event was too hastily arranged.

He said: "I just thought the connection between Geldof and the Labour Party was just too tight, and I don't see debt reduction as being like - it's not going to feed the babies down there.[see full story for more] - Click here for the Full Story

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