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Grandpa Is A Rocker: 25 Rock Star Grandparents

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(Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland Resort)

(Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland Resort)

As we’ve noted over the past year with huge tours by both The Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney, just because your’e a grandparent doesn’t mean it’s time to lay down the guitar or leave the stage. NME.com recently took at look at this phenomenon and came up with a list of 25 rockers who just happen to be grandparents.

1. B.B. King: 88 . . . Rumored to have 50 grandchildren and between eight and 10 great-grandchildren.

2. Bob Dylan: 72 . . . Has nine grandchildren, including 18-year-old rapper, Pablo Dylan.

3. Bob Geldof: 62 . . . Has a grandson.

4. James Taylor: 65 . . . Has a grandson.

5. Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin: 69 . . . Has a granddaughter.

6. Joe Perry of Aerosmith: 63 . . . Has a grandson.

7. John “Johnny Rotten” Lydon of The Sex Pistols: 57 . . . Has two grandkids.

8. Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones: 67 . . . Has three grandkids.

9. Joni Mitchell: 69 . . . Has two grandkids from daughter Kelly, who was given up for adoption when Mitchell was 20.

10. Keith Richards: 69 . . . Has four grandchildren.

11. Lionel Richie: 64 . . . Has two grandchildren.

12. Mick Jagger: 70 . . . Has four grandchildren, and a great-grandchild on the way.

13. Meat Loaf: 66 . . . Has one grandkid.

14. Neil Diamond: 72 . . . Has seven grandchildren.

15. Neneh Cherry: 49 . . . Has one grandchild.

16. Ozzy Osbourne: 64 . . . Has five grandchildren.

17. Paul McCartney: 71 . . . Has six grandchildren.

18. Rev Run of Run-D.M.C.: 48 . . . First grandchild is on the way.

19. Ringo Starr: 73 . . . Has two grandkids.

20. Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin: 65 . . . Has five grandchildren.

21. Rod Stewart: 68 . . . Became a grandfather for the first time last year.

22. Ronnie Wood: 66 . . . Two grandkids.

23. Roger Daltrey from The Who: 69 . . . Has 10 grandkids.

24. Steven Tyler: 65 . . . Has one grandkid.

25. Tina Turner: 73 . . . Has two grandchildren.


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