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She was the muse for the Rolling Stones

It was 1979 and the Rolling Stones looked ready to surge. Mick Jagger had ended his tumultuous marriage to his wife Bianca. Keith Richards was riding out the miraculously lenient one-year probation sentence for his heroin bust in Canada. The band was riding high from its most recent album, “Some Girls,” along with the hit single “Miss You,” having topped the charts the previous year. But while Richards was recording new music in Paris, his longtime paramour and the mother of three of his children, Anita Pallenberg — who died this past Tuesday at age 75 due to hepatitis C complications — was nearing the bottom of a dark and downward spiral in a sylvan suburb of New York City. Strung out on heroin and shockingly bloated, th ...