Ronnie Wood

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Ronnie Wood
Background information
Birth name Ronald David Wood
Born 1 June 1947
London, England
Genres Rock, blues
Occupations Musician, songwriter, producer, painter
Instruments Guitar, bass
Years active since 1964
Associated acts The Jeff Beck Group, Faces, The Rolling Stones
Website www.ronniewood.com
Notable instruments
Fender Stratocaster

Ronald David "Ronnie" Wood (born 1 June 1947 in London) is an English rock guitarist and bassist. He is best known as a member of The Rolling Stones. He first worked with the band as a touring guitarist for their 1975 world tour. In February 1976 he was made a full-time member and has recorded and toured with the band ever since. Prior to his work with the Rolling Stones, Wood was the guitarist in the English rock band Faces. He was in Faces from 1969 until the band broke up in 1975. From 1967 until 1969 Wood was the bass guitar player for The Jeff Beck Group.

In addition to the Rolling Stones, Wood has maintained a solo music career. Since 1974 he has recorded and released 12 studio and live albums.

Wood has also had a lot of success as a painter. His paintings and prints have been shown in art galleries all over the world. A London art gallery named "Scream" is co-owned by Wood and his sons. The clothing company "Liberty & Co." have produced a clothing line using fabric that has been printed with Wood's art.

Ronnie Wood was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 as a member of The Rolling Stones.