Keith Richards: Under the Influence

Greg Engle/ September 25, 2015/ Musicians

Logo 1 HRNetflix just added a new documentary to coincide with the release of Keith Richards’ new solo album.  It’s called Keith Richards: Under the Influence.  Logical assumptions aside, the “influence” in this case is the various artists and roots music that has inspired him over the years, and he chuckles and revels as he recounts his exposure to them.  The very personal touch is great!

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About Greg Engle

Austin singer-songwriter Greg Engle, a career diplomat, has led a life of constant travel. He’s witnessed attempted coups, had lunch with Nelson Mandela, and seen two African dictators fall. Four songs on his debut album (2010), "Take It Personally," provide colorful accounts of his many years in Africa. He is a founding member of the East Coast-based Duke Street Liberation Army Band, which released its debut album, "Arsenal of Love," in 2014. Engle won first prize in the 2011 Woody Guthrie Folk Festival Songwriting Competition. His songs have played on radio programs around the U.S. Engle and veteran Austin musician and producer Stephen Doster have performed and conducted songwriting workshops in Swaziland (2012) and Lesotho (2015) as part of the U.S. State Department's Arts Envoy program.