Ronnie Wood

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Ronnie Wood
Background information
Birth nameRonald David Wood
Born1 June 1947
Hillingdon, Middlesex, England
GenresRock, blues
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, producer, painter
InstrumentsGuitar, bass
Years active1964–present

Ronald David "Ronnie" Wood (born 1 June 1947) is an English rock guitarist and bassist.

Overview[change | change source]

Faces[change | change source]

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.

The Rolling Stones[change | change source]

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.

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.

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

Jeff Beck Group[change | change source]

From 1967 until 1969 Wood was the bass guitar player for The Jeff Beck Group.

Artistry[change | change source]

Wood has also had a lot of success as a painter. In the early 1960s, he trained at Ealing Art College. 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.

Discography[change | change source]

The Rolling Stones[change | change source]

Studio albums
  1. Black and Blue (1976)
  2. Some Girls (1978)
  3. Emotional Rescue (1980)
  4. Tattoo You (1981)
  5. Undercover (1983)
  6. Dirty Work (1986)
  7. Steel Wheels (1989)
  8. Voodoo Lounge (1994)
  9. Bridges to Babylon (1997)
  10. A Bigger Bang (2005)
  11. GRRR! (2012)