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English songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Ian McLagan is best known for playing in English rock bands Faces and Small Faces, as well as for collaborating with the legendary Rolling Stones alongside which he has been performing in his own group, Bump Band. The many acts he has worked with include Rod Stewart, Billy Bragg and Blokes, Izzzy Stradlin, Michael Grimm, and the New Barbarians, among others. He has issued various solo albums, and is currently doing gig nights at local bars and local clubs, while also performing at high profile events such as opening for The Rolling Stones in 2006 in Austin, Texas. The same year, he appeared with his band at the annual three-day Austin City Limit Music Festival.
His albums include Never Say Never, Spiritual Boy, Live, Here Comes Trouble, Rise & Shine, Best of British, Last Chance to Dance, Bump in the Night, Troublemaker, and United States, releasing the latter most in 2013. Since his music often incorporates elements of rock n roll, blues-rock, hard rock and rhythm & blues, Ian McLagan tickets are popular among fans of all the genres.
Ian McLagan first began playing with bands at the start of the sixties, initially performing on the Hohner Pianet after which he switched to the Hammond Organ while alongside trying the guitar, occasionally. At the time, he was influenced by blues musician Cyril Davies’ All Stars, so that he first professional band was the Muleskinners. This was followed by the famous Boz People with Boz Burrell, where the latter would form part of Bad Company and King Crimson. It was in 1965 that he entered rock n roll group Small Faces, where he replaced Jimmy Winston, with whom he debuted in London at Lyceum Theatre.
His first studio recording with them was of their third single titled Sha La La La that reached up high on the UK top Ten in 1966, making them a small success initially from where on they gained further critical acclaim by taking on more psychedelic elements. In the next couple of years, they made several more Top Ten British hits like All or Nothing, Hey Girl, My Mind’s Eye, Thin Soldier, Lazy Summer, Itchycoo Park, among which the latter introduced them to the American audience, hitting Top Forty.
By 1969, after Steve Marriott quit the group and Ronnie Wood and Rod Stewart entered, the band renamed itself Faces. The group released four albums between 1970 and 1973, namely, First Step, Ooh La La, Long Player and Nod Is as Good as the Wink… to the Blind Horse, alongside several hit singles such as Flying, Had Myself a Real Great Time, Stay With Me, Cindy Incidentally, I’m Losing You, Pool Hall Richard, You Can Make Me Sing, Dance or Anything and Maybe I’m Amazed. Their albums did particularly well charting up on Billboard album 200 charts in the US while taking high positions on UK Albums charts with Ooh La La being a chart-topper. In 1975, when Faces disbanded McLagan started working as The Rolling Stone’s sideman, both in studio as well as on tour, alongside which he took several Ronnie Wood projects such as The New Barbarians.
Ian McLagan’s session work has done well for artists such as Bruce Springsteen, John Mayer, Nikki Sudden, Frank Black, Izzy Stradlin, Paul Westerberg, Bonnie Raitt, Melissa Etheridge, Bob Dylna, Joe Cracker, Jackson Browne, and Chuck Berry. In 2010, he performed with The Black Crowes at Stubbs in Austin, where he played as the keyboardist and vocalist on their encore set that included two Faces’ covers Glad and Sorry, and You’re So Rude. Although the maestro has worked with many renowned musical acts through the years, he famously declined performance with the Grateful Dead. Some of the most memorable songs he has contributed to include Sweet Baby Mine, Now Look, It’s unholy, I’m Only Dreaming, I Got a Feeling, I Can’t Stand This Rain, and Are You Behaving Yourself, among many more.
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