The group hit the Top 20 of the UK chart at the first time of asking, with their debut single ‘Whatcha Gonna Do About It.’
A wait of almost eight years from Rod's first break to his first UK chart-topper ended in October 1971.
The quartet unseated The Beatles in the UK with what Steve Marriott called the first proper record they’d done.
The song was ‘My Baby Gives It Away,’ from ‘Rough Mix,’ the album that Townshend released with another old friend, Ronnie Lane, in 1977.
Written and produced by Steve Marriott and Ronnie Lane, the song was a typically groundbreaking offering by the London pacesetters.
The single was in the UK top ten as their self-titled debut album appeared, and the group's profile continued to grow.
The former member of legendary groups Small Faces and Faces will get a reissue of his debut solo LP, 'Anymore For Anymore.'
Born on April 1, 1946, Ronnie was one of the UK's great treasures, happy both in a group setting, as a collaborator or bandleader.
The Small Faces and Humble Pie frontman was daring, impudent, uncontrollable and innovative.
The rare relationship between the artist and the Royal Albert Hall has spanned his entire career.
Pete Townshend admitted that he wrote the song for his own amusement, and initially didn't even consider it for 'The Who By Numbers.'
The group took a big step towards their later prominence with the November 8, 1974 release of their fourth album.
The British singer and songwriter had a successful solo career after playing bass in the bands Faces and Small Faces.
The British rock band that was co-founded by Steve Mariott and Ronnie Lane were an influential rock act during the 1960s.
The collection is a much-deserved tribute to the co-writer of such classic British songs as 'Itchycoo Park,' 'All Or Nothing,' 'Ooh La La,' 'How Come' and 'The Poacher.'