40 Years Of Classic Rock, 1973 – 2013 Part Three – Faces, ‘Ooh La La’ [VIDEOS]
In the photo above you will see Ronnie Wood and Rod Stewart as a member of Faces, however Rod had started a pretty successful solo career during that time frame.
‘Ooh La La’ was faces first and only #1 album in the U.K. they had and also it would be their last album released as a band.
Faces album, ‘A Nod is as Good as a Wink…To a Blind Horse’ came close to a #1 spot on the charts as it did reach #2 in 1971.
‘Ooh la La’ was more successful in the U.K. versus the U.S. , two singles from the band, “Cindy Incidentally” and “Poor Hall Richard”were the only songs to make the Top 10 (U.K.), again pretty scarce in the U.S.
Original LP Track List:
- “Silicone Grown”
- Cindy Incidentally”
- “Flags and Banners”
- “My Fault”
- “Borstal boys”
- “Fly in the Ointment”
- “If I’m On the Late Side”
- “Glad and Sorry”
- “Just Another Honky”
- “Ooh La La”
Released in the U.S. and U.K. April 1973, charted at #21 (U.S.) and #1 (U.K.)
Happy 40th anniversary as we revisit 1973 with some great landmark classic rock releases.
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Faces performing, “Cindy Incidentally” 1973: