Ronnie Lane

rock musician
Born: 4/1/1946
Birthplace: London, England

Bass player for the groups Small Faces (1965–69) and Faces (1969–73), Lane began a solo career in 1973. Capable as a bassist, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter, he recorded his first solo album backed up by the group Slim Chance. His highly acclaimed albums include Ronnie Lane's Slim Chance (1974), One for the Road (1975), and his collaboration with Pete Townshend of The Who, Rough Mix (1979). Lane suffered from multiple sclerosis yet continued to perform, in a wheelchair, into the early 1990s.

Died: 6/5/1997

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