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16th August 2020

Happy Birthday to MADONNA who is 62 today. ----------------- Saturday 15 August 2020. 10 years ago this week, THE FACES reformed with Mick Hucknall on vocals and Glen Matlock on bass. On guitar was Ronnie Wood, who went on to play for The Rolling Stones when Faces split up in 1975. He was joined by two fellow original Faces members - drummer Kenney Jones and keyboard player Ian McLagan. Former Sex Pistols bassist Glen Matlock completes the line-up for the reunion tour, and for this show, Wood's son Jesse joined them on stage to play guitar. I went to two of the shows on their short tour. 11 Aug 2010 - BME Soundstage Bubble at The 02 Arena (an intimate warm up gig for just 400) 13 Aug 2010 - The Vintage Festival at Goodwood, West Sussex. with support from Sandie Shaw, The Buzzcocks and The Wilko Johnson Band. ------------------ ELVIS PRESLEY died on this day 43 years ago - 16 August 1977. He was aged just 42.