Re: A genie gives you the chance to resurrect a singer that died to soon
Originally Posted by cinredsfan2000
Steve Marriott a man arguably as talented as some of the above mentioned . who also might have changed rock history.
After the departure of Mick Taylor in 1975 from the Rolling Stones, Marriott was considered as his replacement; however, Mick Jagger allegedly blocked the move after Marriott upstaged him during the audition. According to Ronnie Wood in his autobiography Ronnie, Marriott was Richards' first choice to replace Mick Taylor.
Steve Marriott is/was seriously overlooked -- I say overlooked (rather than underrated) because Steve's peers were fully aware of his talents.
You must be a mind-reader. I was actually going to a feature a lost Humble Pie Rock hit in my next AOR thread entry, but this is as good of a place as any.
Humble Pie - Fool For A Pretty Face (Hurt By Love) (1980)
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