- 16 Dec 01
He’s jammed with Bob Dylan, partied with Keith Moon, sued The Byrds, traded spiky tops with Rod Stewart, had close encounters with Presleys Reg and Elvis and played "name that key" with John Lee Hooker, but arguably the best moment in his life was when he was named small breeder of the year. RON WOOD, the man who would be the queen mum of rock 'n' roll, tells a mean tale. Words: STUART CLARK. Pictures ROGER WOOLMAN
I’ve talked to Mick Taylor and Bill Wyman on the phone before but this is the first time I’ve actually shared oxygen with a Rolling Stone. And a very expensive bottle of red wine.
There was much tabloid excitement in June 2000 when, after four decades of celebrity larging it, Ronnie Wood checked into The Priory.
“He’s gone in for a couple of weeks to sort himself out”, a friend told The Sun, who were so concerned that they offered daily updates on his progress. The Murdochian scoops included the news that doctors had ordered the 54-year-old to remove the mock-up pub from his Kildare mansion.