For a man who was identified with an aggressive type of lung most cancers earlier this 12 months, Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wooden is extraordinarily busy. He acquired a clear invoice of well being in March, and he’s received his arms in a number of completely different initiatives.
Wooden tells The Times of London, “Me and Mick [Jagger] have achieved 9 new tracks for the re-release of Tattoo You.” Wooden provides that Jagger, who underwent coronary heart surgical procedure in 2019, is “preventing match,” and says, “We each can’t wait to get working once more.”
Tattoo You’ll mark its fortieth anniversary on August 24; the reissue has but to be formally introduced.
On prime of that, Wooden says, “Me, Rod [Stewart] and Kenney [Jones] have been recording some new Faces music.” He’s additionally placing the ending touches on Mr. Luck — A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Dwell on the Royal Albert Corridor, a stay album initially recorded in 2013 that will probably be launched September 3.
As Ronnie places it, “I’ve had a front-row seat on some wonderful rock ‘n’ roll initiatives these previous couple of weeks. I’m making every single day rely. Not losing a second.”
In August, two life-size fiberglass lions that Wooden, a revered painter, has been adorning over the previous couple of months will go on show in London. They’ll be auctioned in November for the charity Tusk, which helps animal conservation in Africa.
Wooden provides, “I’m going by way of artwork phases when music is secondary, however proper now I actually wish to get on the market and play.”
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