Throwback Thursday: The Faces

20 Jan


The Rock term “Supergroup” is one usually reserved for bands like The Yardbirds, Blind Faith, Traveling Wilbury’s, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and the like. Most people wouldn’t immediately recognize the British rock band, The Faces, as being a part of that conversation.
From 1969 till late in 1974, they toured the US and Europe and were attributed as being a major influence to modern Rock and Punk acts. Give the below video a watch and you’ll understand why.
The impressive lineup of Rock royalty:
Playing lead guitar is a young Ronnie Wood, who joined the Rolling Stones in February 1976.
Kenney Jones is impressive on drums, and would later replace the legendary Keith Moon, in The Who.
Ian McLagan is on keys. He would go on to become one of the most prolific studio musicians in modern Rock history, as well as a Rolling Stones side man.
And of course… The Faces front man… A young and explosive, Rod Stewart.

Get Your Groovy On

The Faces are rockin’ some sweet threads, ones that you can find at your local vintage clothing store (try these in L.A., N.Y., Nashville, and London), or at online vintage clothing vendors like Etsy Vintage. Even some new clothing retailers like ModCloth have a pretty sweet vintage selection. Brightly colored bell bottoms and button-up shirts with decorative ornamentations give The Faces their period-perfect look. While those red velvet bellbottoms might not quite work for the day-to-day, styles from the 70’s are making a definite comeback on this years’ runways.

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