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In conjunction with the release of his autobiography, Keith Richards anthologizes
the meager solo output of his band The X-Pensive Winos: two studio CDs he released
in 1988 and 1992, and sandwiched between them a live date at the Hollywood Palladium
from December of 1988 that he put out as a CD in 1991. A handful of tracks are featured
from each disc, and they're respectable choices. Richards' most popular work as a solo
performer appeared on "Talk Is Cheap," the first album, which relied on his legendary
guitar and patented rasp of a voice. The big single, "Take It So Hard," reached number
three on the charts. This and the other four songs that kick off "Vintage Vinos" are very
Stones-like on the whole, except for...