Ronnie Wood has created a series of new drawings inspired by the content of his recently discovered 1965 diary. Eight are available for collectors as individual museum quality artworks, each personally signed by Ronnie Wood.Friends and musicians such as The Who are featured, while others bring to life memories of the road to superstardom.
After the Birds Ronnie Wood went on to take America by storm with the Jeff Beck Group. He then played with the Faces before joining the Rolling Stones in 1975. Forty-five years later the Stones continue to make music history.But while his career in music needs no introduction, Ronnie Wood's talent as an artist is also widely recognised. His drawings and painting have been exhibited across the globe and included amoung his many fans are President Bill Clinton, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jack Nicholson and Sir Peter Blake.
'That was quite a push - all the way down the Uxbridge Road! The cold steel was grim - it cut through our gloves and overcoats. We took turns at steering and slipping.' - Ronnie WoodEdition: 40 numbered prints, signed by Ronnie Wood
'The gig wagon covered many miles. It was always filled with amplifiers, guitars and the drum kit. We'd be spread over the back with our pillows, wedging in wherever we could. We'd be full of aches and pains by the time we got to the gig.' - Ronnie WoodEdition: 40 numbered prints, signed by Ronnie Wood
'The Artwoods' and the Birds' vans would be outside No. 8 Whitethorn before we went off to our separate gigs. It was quite a regular occurrence, especially on a weekend. The neighbours would all come out and watch with interest.' - Ronnie WoodEdition: 40 numbered prints, signed by Ronnie Wood
'When "Can't Explain" was a hit, The Who would come down to the Ealing Club and tease us. We would be up on stage going, "You bastards!" We had a great rivalry.' - Ronnie WoodEdition: 40 numbered prints, signed by Ronnie Wood
'A lot of the time, we'd have the vocals and guitars coming out of one or two amps. Often the bass was the only one that had its own cabinet. It got hairy with the balance and the acoustics.' - Ronnie WoodEdition: 40 numbered prints, signed by Ronnie Wood
'My guitars and my brushes are the tools of my trade. I probably picked up a paintbrush before I picked up an instrument.' - Ronnie WoodEdition: 40 numbered prints, signed by Ronnie Wood
'I said to Jim Marshall, "Why don't you make a cabinet with eight speakers?" Pete Townshend came in and went, "You bastard!" - Ronnie WoodEdition: 40 numbered prints, signed by Ronnie Wood
'I'd decorate my guitars with materials like Velcro or contact paper. On one telecaster, I created a Mod pattern of black and white go-faster checks.' - Ronnie WoodEdition: 40 numbered prints, signed by Ronnie Wood
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