Before he was 22, Ridley had been a co-founder of two key British bands of the late 1960s, Spooky Tooth and Humble Pie.
One of the first and most loved of the supergroups from Britain, Humble Pie established their sound from the off.
By the early 1970s, Humble Pie were undeniably bigger in the US than the UK, but they nudged back into the British charts with the notable live double album 'Performance – Rockin’...
The CD and vinyl box sets collecting the Island Records work of Spooky Tooth, one of the key English experimental bands of the '60s and ‘70s, are out now.
Key English experimental rock band Spooky Tooth are to have their collected work for Island Records released in two box set formats by USM on April 27.