Before he was 22, Ridley had been a co-founder of two key British bands of the late 1960s, Spooky Tooth and Humble Pie.
In praise of the stalwart rock guitarist who replaced Peter Frampton in Humble Pie and played with Colosseum, Jack Bruce, Cozy Powell and many others.
Mardones' signature song was a top 20 US hit twice in the 1980s.
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’...
uDiscover sat down with Peter Frampton and Jerry Shirley of Humble Pie to discuss Peter's choices for his Desert Island Discs.
Watch Humble Pie’s Q&A behind the name.