Did you know that Keith Richards, known for a wild life of debauchery, is also a bookworm? In fact, he has such extensive libraries in his Sussex and Connecticut homes, he once considered "professional training" so he could better manage his vast collection of books. Yes, dear reader, rock-n-roll legend Keith Richards thought about becoming a librarian.
Keith Was Painstakingly Arranging Copies of Rare Books...
About the history of early American rock and the Second World War. He was using the standard Dewey Decimal classification system (fortified perhaps by a glass of vino or a little ganja -- although he no longer does "the hard stuff" Keith is quoted as saying he's still fond of wine and weed). Overwhelmed with his massive book classification project, he seriously considered becoming a librarian.
Ah, can you imagine being shushed by Keith Richards?
Several years ago, Keith admitted he probably owes 50 years of fines...
The Saga of Keith and the Overdue Library Books
Keith Richards Owes '50 Years' of Library Fines (Huffington Post)
Rock on. Read on.