Ronnie Wood’s joining of the Rolling Stones, in 1975, marked the beginning of the end of the Faces, which marked the beginning of the end of the Faces, in 1975, led by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards at the same time. guitarist himself Led by Eternal Rod Stewart.
Five Years of Rocknrolls Were Recorded four albums, of which Ooh La La, released in 1973, was the last, and many big hits such as i had a really good timehandjob cindy by chancehandjob Pool Hall Richard u stay with me, a classic that Stewart recycled repeatedly during his extensive solo career.
However, due to their separation, the band threatened multiple attempts to meet, first of all, in the late 70s, with the proto-face format, without Rod or Ronnie in their ranks; Then, in ’81, with Ronnie Lane and Steve Marriott and finally, in 1986, during an encore in a rendition of Stewart.
Ronnie Wood can’t wait to play, and he’s already recording with Mick Jagger and his former Face partners to warm up. photo Kamil Krzyszynski / AFP
On that occasion, affected by multiple sclerosis, Lane took the stage in his wheelchair to sing, albeit without bass, which Rolling Stone by Bill Wyman. The same line-up met again (without Lane) in 1993, when Rod Stewart was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Brit Awards.
Then, beyond a few circumstantial encounters, Rod Stewart, the original line-up with Ronnie Wood and Kenny Jones, reunited for a charity show in 2015, a private concert in 2019 and A brief appearance at the 2020 Brit Awards.
But just in case one might have thought the band gave it their all, Ronnie Wood just revealed that the trio was recording new material in between sessions that Wood shared with his Rolling Stones bandmate Mick Jagger.
“I saw Mick (Jagger) here last week and Rod (Stewart) and Kenny (Jones) were here yesterday.”, said the musician, who is currently pushing songs from his trilogy of live albums. Mr Luck – A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live at the Royal Albert Hall, recorded with The Ronnie Wood Band, which counts among its ranks himself with mick taylor, which he turned on the Stones.
Rod Stewart reimagined his voice in Wood’s guitar voice; A combination that has been going on for over 50 years. Photos Martin Bonetto
“Mick and I have made nine new tracks for the re-release of tattoo you (for the 40th anniversary of the album). And me, Rod and Kenny are recording newcomers music. I’ve had a front row seat to some amazing rock’n’roll projects over the past two weeks,” Wood in short.
The 74-year-old guitarist is also a respected visual artist, but his main focus at the moment is music and he is desperate to get back on stage, he confessed to the magazine. Times’ Weekend: “When music is secondary I go through artistic stages, but right now i really wanna go out to play. “
Meanwhile, the 18-song album with which Wood will pay tribute to Jimmy Reed will be released by BMG on September 3, and features contributions from special guests such as Bobby Womack, Mick Hucknall and Paul Weller, who joined the show on September 1. Were. November 2013.