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    Keybs wiz Ian McLagan, Small Faces & Faces, dead at 69

    Ian McLagan obituary
    Keyboard player whose evocative playing became part of the fabric of rock’n’roll history

    Music history has a special niche reserved for Ian McLagan, who has died aged 69 after suffering a stroke. His distinctive and evocative playing on the Hammond B3 organ and Wurlitzer piano – much influenced, as he admitted, by the R&B veteran Booker T Jones – became part of the fabric of rock’n’roll through his work with two classic British bands, the Small Faces and the Faces.

    McLagan’s playing was integral to the success of such hits as the Small Faces’ All Or Nothing (1966) and the Faces’ Stay With Me (1971). In addition, he enjoyed steady employment with musicians from Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan to Billy Bragg and Bonnie Raitt. He also featured prominently on the early solo albums of Rod Stewart as the singer developed into an international superstar.
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    In Itchycoo Park (1967) – which went to No 3 in the UK and into the top 20 in America – his whimsical runs offered teasing clues to the song’s psychedelically enhanced origins. “We were always smoking dope and taking pills – there wasn’t any time we weren’t stoned,” McLagan confessed.
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    much more, with videos, at Guardian link above


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    McLagan lead vocals here:

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    'Cindy Incidentally' co-written by Ian McLagan:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrqQTrzeTBE


    eta: Gave it one more try, but video preview still won't post; cleared out cache, restarted machine, etc., etc.

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    With each passing of my music heroes I feel my childhood slipping away...

    OTOH, playing the videos posted here made me start dancing.

    So... Rock on! Rock 'n' Roll will NEVER Die!

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