June 16, 2021

Ron Wood joined ex Rolling Stone in preview of Jimmy Reed tribute album – Télam

The Ronnie Wood Band – Good Lover (ft. Mick Taylor) (Live at the Royal Albert Hall)

Ron Wood, guitarist for The Rolling Stones, joined Mick Taylor, whom he impersonated in the popular band in 1975, for a Let “Good Lover”, This song is available from this Wednesday on digital platforms and anticipates the launch of a live album recorded in 2013 in tribute to the bluesman Jimmy Reed, which will go on sale next September 3.

“Mr. Luck. A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live at the Royal Albert Hall” It is the name of the plaque registered by the Ronnie Wood Band, in a show in which Bobby Womack was also invited; Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall; and The Jam leader Paul Weller.

“Jimmy Reed was one of the main influences of The Rolling Stones and of all the bands that love American blues from that time to the present”

Ron Wood

This is the second album in a live trilogy with tributes to the musicians who most influenced the guitarist of the legendary British band.

The first of them was “Mad Lad”, a plaque where Ron Wood celebrated the work of the remembered Chuck Berry; And now it’s the turn of one of Mississippi’s pioneering electric blues artists.

It is the second album in a live triloga with tributes. Photo: Mark Seliger

“Jimmy Reed was one of the main influences on The Rolling Stones and all the bands that love American blues from that time to the present. It is an honor for me to have the opportunity to celebrate his life and his legacy with this tribute, ”Wood commented through a press release.

“Mr. Luck. A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live at the Royal Albert Hall”, of which as of this Wednesday the song “Ghost of A Man” will also be known as a preview, will be released on CD and vinyl, and have a cover created by the Stones guitarist himself, with a well-known fondness for painting.

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