Disillusioned with the pressures of fame, Ronnie Lane left the Faces and retreated to the Welsh countryside in search of the simple life. Rampant idealism and and big top capers led to financial ruin followed by the heartbreaking illness that would claim his life.

In this month’s issue of Mojo magazine ( April )  writer Pat Gilbert  reveals the truth about this gifted musician and his relationship with Rod Stewart:

” Ronnie felt that Rod had come along and run off with his band.He’d systematically destroyed it.”

Our pictures, taken by Allan Ballard, show Ronnie and his family on their farm in North Wales in 1974.

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