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Ronnie Lane

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Pop Think In: Plonk Lane of the Small Faces

Interview by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 17 September 1966

STEVE CROPPER: Oh yeah! He's a sort of idol — somebody I admire very much. Actually I'm past the idolising stage. When you first start ...

Ronnie Lane — the Story of a Face

Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 25 November 1971

LONDON — Tuesday afternoon and it's raining with a vengeance. Tomorrow the weather forecast people will proudly announce that it was in fact the wettest ...

Ronnie Lane Changes Face

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 1 December 1973

SOME POP stars like to rock. Some pop stars like to roll. But little Ronnie Lane has got the gypsy in his soul. ...

Ronnie Lane's Circus Comes To Town

Report by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 8 June 1974

"CHAOS!" said Ronnie Lane, crinkling his expressive face into a smile against the sunshine raining on his caravan. "Courage," I thought, gazing at the Big ...

Seedy Lad Discusses Tent Collapse

Interview by Jonh Ingham, New Musical Express, 29 March 1975

SOMEWHERE IN the hinterlands of this once-proud isle, in a medieval pub which has beams wallpapered with matchbooks proclaiming the existence of "Joe's Cafe", Ronnie ...

Ronnie Lane: All Roads Lead To The Big Top

Interview by Mick Brown, Sounds, 26 April 1975

As Ronnie Lane prepares to take his Passing Show back on the road, Mick Brown reports ...

The Bass Player At The Gates Of Dawn: How come Ronnie Lane left The Faces?

Report and Interview by John Pidgeon, Let It Rock, May 1975

THERE MUST BE something frustrating about playing bass in a group. Else why would so many want to swap instruments like Ron Wood, go solo ...

Ronnie Lane: Can Rock Survive The Holocaust?

Interview by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, 17 January 1976

RONNIE LANE'S up in town today. Been up from the farm in Monmouthshire for about a week now. ...

Ronnie Lane: Country Lanes

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 17 January 1976

From Face to farmer, Ronnie Lane has never been yer typical star. Now he's thinking of quitting rock ...

Eric Clapton: Clapton God Again

Live Review by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 7 May 1977

Eric Clapton/Ronnie Lane's Slim Chance: Hammersmith Odeon, London ...

The Return of You Know Who: Pete Townshend and Ronnie Lane

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 17 September 1977

PETE TOWNSHEND is back — with a new album accompanied by his old mate Ronnie Lane, and with trenchant views on punk. ...

Pete Townshend & Ronnie Lane: Rough Mix

Review by Dave Schulps, Trouser Press, October 1977

WHATEVER THE reasons may be for Pete Townshend's self-imposed exile from both recording and commenting on the current music scene, it's a relief to have ...

Ronnie Lane: Inspiring Rocker

Live Review by Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 20 June 1987

Ronnie Lane: Wolfgang's, San Francisco ...

Ronnie Lane Determined Disease Won’t Beat Him

Profile and Interview by Charles Bermant, The Globe and Mail, 27 July 1987

SAN FRANCISCO. The last time Ronnie Lane performed here it was for 16,000 people in a sold-out arena. On this night, he has managed to ...

Ronnie Lane: One For The Road (Edsel)

Sleeve notes by John Tobler, Edsel, 1995

IN 1995, THE WORLD seems to have finally rediscovered The Small Faces, one of the most significant and respected groups of the British beat boom ...

The Ronnie Lane Story

Retrospective by Ian Fortnam, Troubadour, June 1998

ON THE fourth of June, 1997 the world of popular music lost one of its finest song writing talents when Ronnie Lane, affectionately known to ...

Remembering Ronnie Lane

Retrospective by John Pidgeon, Rock's Backpages, July 2009

IT MAY WELL have been his 'Song Of A Baker' on the Small Faces' Ogden's Nut Gone Flake that first had me believing that Ronnie ...

Ronnie Lane's Escape To The Country

Retrospective by Max Bell, Classic Rock, 31 December 2015

When Ronnie Lane quit the Faces, he swapped starry lead singers and showbiz bullshit for a new life down on the farm, and a new ...

see also Faces, The

see also Small Faces, The


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