Or the girlfriend before them all, Marianne Faithful, whose genius is so often eclipsed by a trashy tabloid story about a shag rug and a Mars bar, but who was a talented performer, gifted songwriter, hedonistic philosopher, and brilliant and brutally honest memoirist in her own right? On the other hand, Anita Pallenberg, a seventies it-girl, model, actress and stylist is the muse of the famous rock group.
The boy had been employed as a part-time groundskeeper at the estate and was involved in a sexual relationship with Anita.
Richards is now married to Patti Hansen but remains close to Miss Pallenberg.
But, in his own way, Marlon has proved just as much a rebel as his father, going on to gain four A-levels, marry young — and start a family, which he cherishes.