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Ron Wood

Ronald David "Ronnie" Wood (born 1 June 1947) is an English rock guitarist and bassist best known as a former member of The Jeff Beck Group, Faces, and a member of The Rolling Stones since 1975. He also plays lap and pedal steel guitar. Wood began his career in 1964, when he joined The Birds on guitar. He then joined the mod group The Creation, but only remained with the group for a short time, and appeared on a small number of singles. Wood joined The Jeff Beck Group in 1967, where he played bass. They released two albums, Truth and Beck-Ola, which became moderate successes. The group split in 1969, and Wood departed along with lead vocalist Rod Stewart to join former Small Faces members Ronnie Lane, Ian McLagan, and Kenney Jones in a new group, dubbed the Faces. The group, although relegated to "cult" status in the US, found great success in the UK and mainland Europe. The Faces released their debut album, First Step, in 1970. The group went on to release Long Player and A Nod Is as Good as a Wink... to a Blind Horse in 1971. Their last LP, entitled Ooh La La, was released in 1973. After the group split, Wood began several solo projects, eventually recording his first solo LP,

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Ron Wood vs. Rod Stewart: Who'd You Rather?!

Ron vs. Rod
WHO'D YOU RATHER?!

With an embrace and a smile, English rockers Ron Wood (64) and Rod Stewart (67) shared the spotlight while posing for pictures in London this week.But the real question is...More Who'd you rather?… READ MORE >

Rod Stewart vs. Ron Wood -- the 'Faces' Off

Rod Stewart vs. Ron Wood
The 'Faces' Off

Pop quiz -- you're face-to-face with former bandmates Rod Stewart and Ron Wood, and they walk in opposite directions ... which rock legend do you follow? You'll NEVER guess the answer. Check out… READ MORE >

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