Rod Stewart and The Faces: A Look Back
Back in October 12 1975, Rod Stewart and the Faces played their final show together, after being together for six years. Depending on whom you speak to, the break-up was due to Stewart wanting to further his success with his solo career the fact that guitarist Ronnie Wood had already begun to work with the Rolling Stones, which brought differences between Stewart and the others to a head. We’ve delved into the photo archives to bring you some of the best shots taken of the band when they were enjoying life on the road.
1. The Faces in November 1969
Rod Stewart and The Faces in November 1969
2. The Faces in November, 1969
Rod Stewart and The Faces pose for a photo in November 1969
3. The Faces in Denmark, 1970
The Faces perform live on stage at the Revolution Nightclub in Copenhagen, Denmark in January 1970. Also in this year, the band released their first studio album, First Step
4. Rod Stewart and The Faces, 1971
The Faces having a laugh in 1971. In this year, the band released two studio albums, 'Long Player' and the fantastically-named 'A Nod Is As Good As A Wink... To A Blind Horse'!
5. Rod Stewart and The Faces
The Faces posing on a double decker bus in September 1971. Why? We’re not entirely sure, but they look happy enough!
6. The Faces in 1972
Rod Stewart and The Faces in 1972.
7. The Faces in 1974
The Faces in 1974 with Rod Stewart, Ron Wood, Ian McLagan, Ronnie Lane and Kenny Jones. The Faces released four studio albums and toured regularly until the autumn of 1975, although Rod Stewart simultaneously pursued a solo recording career, and during the band's final year Wood also toured with the Rolling Stones, whom he later joined