Five Guys Walk Into A Bar (4CD Box Set)
Free Shipping Included! Five Guys Walk Into A Bar (4CD Box Set) by FACES at Your Free Album. MPN: 8122782332. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. From 1969 to 1975 the Faces - Rod Stewart, Ian McLagan, Ron Wood, Ronnie Lane, and Kenney Jones - played their loose and joyful blues and soul-inflected rock 'n' roll with reckless abandon, consummate skill, and immeasurable charm. For those few years they were arguably the greatest band on the planet, and their influence has resonated ever since through the music of countless acts, from the Sex Pistols to The Replacements to The Black Crowes, and on and on. After the Faces dissolved in 1975, St
Product Description & Reviews
From 1969 to 1975 the Faces - Rod Stewart, Ian McLagan, Ron Wood, Ronnie Lane, and Kenney Jones - played their loose and joyful blues and soul-inflected rock 'n' roll with reckless abandon, consummate skill, and immeasurable charm. For those few years they were arguably the greatest band on the planet, and their influence has resonated ever since through the music of countless acts, from the Sex Pistols to The Replacements to The Black Crowes, and on and on. After the Faces dissolved in 1975, Stewart went on to solo superstardom, Wood to the Stones, Jones to The Who, McLagan to world - class session work and his own recordings, and Lane to acclaimed solo projects before he succumbed to multiple sclerosis in 1997. Greater than the sum of its parts, the Faces made now - immortal music for which there will never, ever be a last call. England's Faces (1970-1975) wound up playing stadiums, but they always had a compact, pub-band feel. They were proud boozers, tuning up wasn't a major obsession, and Rod Stewart (in pre-disco prime) always sounded like he'd sung himself hoarse the night before. They kept the mood light, but ensemble work was deceptively tight, thanks to drummer Kenney Jones (later Keith Moon's replacement in the Who) and guitarist Ron Wood (post-Jeff Beck, pre-Stones), who'd switch between raunchy lead and raunchy rhythm roles between beats. Wood's blues-drenched slide work snuffed most of his rock competition, and helped define the band's wiry sound. But Faces offered more than teapot blues. Tuneful bassist Ronnie Lane's sweet voice and countryish melodies--think "Ooh La La," revived as the movie Rushmore's closing theme--both lightened and deepened the texture. Keyboardist Ian McLagan picked and sequenced 67 tracks, programming them out of chronological order, to flow like concert sets. Included are abundant rarities--out-takes, b-sides, rehearsals, BBC-broadcast excerpts--including live takes of songs Faces recorded under Stewart's name, like "Gasoline Alley" and "Maggie May." (A few tunes are heard in live and studio versions.) It's a very good selection of music that wears remarkably well. --Kevin Whitehead
Features & Highlights
5.67 x 1.02 x 7.6 inches
5.6 x 1 x 7.5 inches
Have questions about this item (8122782332), or would like to inquire about a custom or bulk order?
If you have any questions about this product by FACES, contact us by completing and submitting the form below. If you are looking for a specif part number, please include it with your message.
Related Best Sellers
mpn: 12493595, ean: 0829421192176,
Recorded in 1978 at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles, The Blues Brothers stunned the audience with a blistering performance that became their debut album Briefcase Full Of Blues and launched the band into fame. The Blues Brothers included th...
mpn: 7102392, ean: 0018771023920,
Deluxe four disc (three CDs + DVD) 40th Anniversary edition of this live release also contains a 56-page Collectors Book and a Postcard replica of the original Rolling Stones 1969 tour poster by David Byrd. The first CD is a remastered version of the...
mpn: MOVLP1396, ean: 8718469538881,
2LP set, on 180-gram audiophile vinyl. First time ever on record! Broad 2002 album. Cameos by Solomon Burke and Susan Tedeschi. (DEREK TRUCKS BAND)
Subtitled - Complete Greatest Hits. Finally, a Steve Miller best-of with 'Livin' in the USA', 'Abracadabra!', 'The Joker', 'Jungle Love' & much more. 22 remastered cuts covering his 35 years with Capitol all on one CD! 2003.Steve Miller Band- Young H...