Rod: The Autobiography - Chapters 9 - 10 Summary & Analysis

Rod Stewart
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Chapters 9 - 10 Summary

In Chapter Nine, Stewart felt compelled to fill a vacated front man position in the rock band, the Faces (formally the Small Faces). The Faces at the time were in need of direction. Their lead singer Steve Marriott had abruptly left the band to pursue his own solo career and the remaining members, Stewart's old friend Ronnie Wood, Ronnie Lane, and drummer Kenny Jones, were left struggling to fill seats for concerts. In part due to Stewart's mounting confidence as a singer (his first album, An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down was released around the same time to critical acclaim), and in part due to Stewart wishing to return to band life, he happily agreed to sing lead vocals for the Faces. The Faces appeared on the world stage at a time when progressive hard rock was becoming popular...

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