The Small Faces were one of the biggest British bands of the 1960s – in England. They never made much of a mark in the US, although their psychedelic sound was as influential as The Beatles at one time. When band founder Steve Marriott left to start Humble Pie with Peter Frampton, the band recruited future superstar Rod Stewart and future Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood to replace him. As The Faces they finally had some US success, but when Stewart left for his solo career the band fell apart. In 1996, they were awarded the Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement award for Outstanding Contribution to British Music.
Ronnie Lane was a 16-year-old high school dropout and guitar player when he met Kenney Jones. He switched... Read More