Last week, Wood joined Rod Stewart and Kenney Jones, the surviving members of the Faces, for a seven-song set at the Hurtwood Park Polo Club in Ewhurst, Surrey, to benefit Prostate Cancer UK. This month, he'll release How Can it Be, a book that includes memories of his earliest days as a rock n’ roller and takes pages from his 1965 tour diary, written when he was just 17.
Rhino has announced a comprehensive Faces box set titled Faces: You Can Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything (1970-1975). The set features newly remastered versions of all four of the band's studio albums—The First Step (1970), Long Player (1971), A Nod Is as Good as a Wink...to a Blind Horse (1971) and Ooh La La (1973)—plus a bonus disc of rarities.
While it was rumored that Keith Richards was going to make a surprise appearance, Rolling Stones guitarists Ronnie Wood and Mick Taylor demonstrated that they were perfectly fine without him as they ripped through over an hour of gritty blues at an 11 p.m. show at the Cutting Room in New York City Saturday night.