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Ian McLagan of The Faces Is Gone

December 3, 201412 min
One of my all time favorite interviews. Ian came to the party to celebrate sound and we took home a belly full of laughter... Ian McLagan, the legendary keyboardist who was a member of the Small Faces and the Faces, has died. He was 69 years old. Earlier today, news broke that McLagan, who was also a longtime sideman with the Rolling Stones, was admitted to an Austin hospital in critical condition. According to the Official Small Faces Fan Club, McLagan had a “massive stroke.” KXAN in Austin had previously reported that he had a head injury. Paste Magazine has also reported that one of their writers, Tim Basham, was present in the hospital room when McLagan passed away. McLagan started his career in the early ’60s playing with local British groups (one included future King Crimson and Bad Company member Boz Burrell). By 1965, he was a member of the Small Faces, who scored with songs like ‘Itchycoo Park’ and ‘Tin Soldier.’ When Steve Marriott left the band in 1969, singer Rod Stewart

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