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Faces Re-forming

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by pblossom, May 26, 2010.

  1. pblossom

    pblossom Tele-Meister

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    Sep 12, 2005
    Guilford, CT

  2. EasyEB

    EasyEB Tele-Meister

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    May 2, 2010
    Arlington, TX
    Mac said previously that when they get to the states, Chris Robinson will do some shows. I'd go see that. Not really the Faces but still still music I like that I otherwise wouldn't get to see performed live. I still think they should have gotten Bernard Fowler to sing. He's got pipes and did great on all the old Faces songs when he toured with Ronnie and Mac back in early 90's.
     

  3. cactusrob

    cactusrob Friend of Leo's

    Aug 26, 2009
    Georgia
    I laughed out loud at the comment someone posted on the yahoo page:

    "I see they're going for ...Simply Red Faces??????"

    Too funny
     

  4. Worn

    Worn Tele-Holic

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    It's not the Faces without Rod Stewart.
    to drive my point home.....
    It's not Queen without Freddie Mercury.
    It's not the Doors without Jim Morrisin
    It's not the Grateful Dead without Jerry Garcia.
    ...and just to stir it up, Lynyrd Skynyrd isn't Lynyrd Skynyrd!
     

  5. EasyEB

    EasyEB Tele-Meister

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    May 2, 2010
    Arlington, TX
    All very true but if those guys want to play that music that they helped create more power to them. Rod is too busy boring the hell out of people and they don't want to wait. Let's face it they aren't getting any younger. I would consider this more Faces than I consider Axl's circus act Guns and Roses.
     

  6. drf64

    drf64 Friend of Leo's

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    Jul 24, 2009
    Ada, MI
    It's not the Stones without Mick Taylor.
     

  7. Slow Reflexes

    Slow Reflexes Poster Extraordinaire

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    Nov 17, 2007
    Willamette and Columbia
    It's not the Crowes without Marc and Eddie?

    Whatever. I'll go if the tickets aren't "reunion prices."
     

  8. greggorypeccary

    greggorypeccary Friend of Leo's

    Nov 16, 2006
    Raleigh, NC
    Sure it is, it was the Stones before Mick Taylor.

    IMO it would be more accurate to say it's not the Stones without Brian Jones (though I don't believe that...)
     

  9. octatonic

    octatonic Poster Extraordinaire

    I'm not much of a stickler for the original lineup- I mean the Allmans are great with Trucks and Haynes.

    But.... hold on a goddam minute- Simply Red, Sex Pistols, Guns and Roses members & one Faces member are going out as the Faces.

    They should get a new name, methinks.

    "Sex Guns and Red Faces"?
     

  10. greggorypeccary

    greggorypeccary Friend of Leo's

    Nov 16, 2006
    Raleigh, NC
    Two - Woody appears to be involved too. I think Chris Robinson would be the best choice for vocals.
     

  11. drf64

    drf64 Friend of Leo's

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    Jul 24, 2009
    Ada, MI
    Well this is definitely NOT the Faces....

    And it's not really the Stones without....... Ian Stewart. Can you imaginie getting cut from the Stones for being too ugly??
     

  12. greggorypeccary

    greggorypeccary Friend of Leo's

    Nov 16, 2006
    Raleigh, NC
    I'll agree that it's not the Faces.
     

  13. EasyEB

    EasyEB Tele-Meister

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    May 2, 2010
    Arlington, TX
    Not sure where you got one, it's three. Ronnie, Kenny Jones and Mac.
     

  14. BedspreadPicnic

    BedspreadPicnic Tele-Meister

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    I'd go see them if they came close to SC but I know they won't. I'd love to see C. Robinson fronting the Faces. They have done a few Faces songs over the years.
     

  15. Billy B.

    Billy B. Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 24, 2008
    Long Beach Ca.
    Robinson could do ok.......but ,what WAS My most anticipated reunion has devolved into something I aint goin too ,sorry Slash ,I just don't NEED You to show up EVERYWHERE.
     

  16. octatonic

    octatonic Poster Extraordinaire

    Neither am I, it must be said.
     

  17. zombuswoof

    zombuswoof Tele-Meister

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    Apr 15, 2009
    Greenville, SC
    Woody will probably have a lot of time on his hands seeing as the Stones have quietly added a finishing date of 2010 for his tenure while the other three all say "Present". Seems that Woody has been released/quit/moved on.
     

  18. pblossom

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    Sep 12, 2005
    Guilford, CT
    Did you see the quote in the recent Rolling Stone 'Exile' article where Keith said that if it were up to him, Mick Taylor would still be in the band?
     

  19. EasyEB

    EasyEB Tele-Meister

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    May 2, 2010
    Arlington, TX
    Mick Taylor just canceled his tour. Says he's ill. Would be sweet if he were back in.
     

  20. hymiepab

    hymiepab Tele-Meister

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    Jan 22, 2009
    Hartford CT
    Ive waited years for a Faces reunion....but not for this one...No Ronnie Lane (obviously), no Rod (not so obviously) it really isn't Faces!
     

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