Keith Richards Planning New Solo Album

Keith Richards says he's in the midst of recording a new solo album despite currently participating in the Rolling Stones' 50 and Counting tour. Speaking with Mojo magazine, Richards said the album's been in the works for a while.

"I've been cutting stuff with Steve Jordan," he said. "For the last couple of years we get together and lay down tracks for a possible album."

"There's some great stuff in the can, we're just polishing things up and waiting for the right time to put it out. Maybe after this year with the Stones," he added.

Jordan is the drummer/multi-instrumentalist who co-produced with Richards in his X-Pensive Winos band.

Richards added that the Stones' rhythm section, led by drummer Charlie Watts, is nearly unparalleled.

"I can't think of a rhythm section I've been with, except in the Winos maybe with Steve Jordan and Charlie Drayton," Richards said.

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