The Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards has joined a campaign to protect a meadow opposite his famous home in Redlands, England. The guitarist's country estate became notorious back in 1967 when it was the scene of a major drugs bust involving his bandmate Sir Mick Jagger and the singer's then-girlfriend Marianne Faithfull. Richards still owns the house, and is joining his neighbours in fighting to protect the surrounding countryside, including a meadow which they want to have reclassified as a nature reserve to protect it from possible development, according to Britain's Sunday Express. Local resident Peter Dawson tells the newspaper, "It is vital Redlands Meadow gets protected by law otherwise it could be cultivated for agriculture using chemicals or it could even be sold for property development. We love Keith as a neighbour because he is completely dedicated to protecting the wonderful countryside we all enjoy so much. He may be a rock star but he is the most down to earth man I know."