ACTRESS/MODEL ANITA PALLENBERG SETTLES ON KEITH RICHARDS AS STONE TO BE WITH
Guitarist Keith Richards’ girlfriend > stunning blonde German actress/model Anita Pallenberg > was starring in the film Performance with Mick Jagger, making his big screen debut.
Nudity and sex scenes were involved > with Richards reportedly furiously waiting in his car outside the film studio. Rumours flew that Pallenberg and Jagger were getting it off.
Richards confirmed more than 30 years later in his autobiography Life that Pallenberg did have an affair with Jagger > but she denies this.
Keef himself was hardly squeaky clean, having “stolen” Pallenberg from bandmate Brian Jones while on a trip to Morocco a year or so earlier. Pallenberg, Richards and Jones were on a road trip when Jones become ill and went to hospital.
The other two continued on in the back of Richard’s chauffeur-driven Bentley > with the idea of Jones catching up later. The two got on like a house on fire.
GUITARIST BRIAN JONES ON CANNABIS CHARGE AFTER POLICE RAID
Guitarist Brian Jones faced a drug possession charge after an early morning police raid on a flat he was staying at in Chelsea, London, on May 20, 1968.
Jones failed to answer the door and one officer climbed in through a refuse hatch and let the others in. Jones was found in a bedroom about to dial his solicitor.
A thorough search of the premises uncovered a small amount of marijuana and Jones was escorted to Chelsea police station.
He faced court on September 26 charged with possessing “144 grains” of cannabis. The jury found him guilty and Jones was fined 50 pounds.