Author Archives: Simon

Humble Pie Discography

Between forming in 1969 and 1971, when Peter Frampton left the group, the original line-up of Humble Pie released four studio albums and the live album “Performance: Rockin’ The Fillmore”. After Clem Clempson replaced Frampton the Pie had continued success in the mid seventies before finally disbanding after 1975’s release Street Rats. In 1980 Marriott… Read More »

Small Faces Discography

Between their formation in 1965 and 1969, when Steve Marriott left the group to join Humble Pie, the Small Faces released three studio albums, “Small Faces” (Decca), “Small Faces” (Immediate), and “Ogdens Nut Gone Flake”. The Decca album “From The Beginning” was a compilation of previous hits and unreleased material. The album “There Are But… Read More »

Steve Marriott

Steve Marriott was the little star with the big voice. His thirty-year musical career spanned a wide range of success. He was a child star in the hit musical Oliver and several British films in the early sixties. He was a teen and mod idol with The Small Faces, and then a hard rocking bluesman… Read More »

Steve Marriott Discography

After leaving Humble Pie in 1975 Steve Marriott released his first solo album, “Marriott”, in 1976. As well as playing with reformed versions of The Small Faces and Humble Pie Steve also played and recorded with various bands including, Steve Marriott’s All Stars, Majik Mijits (with Ronnie Lane), Packet Of Three, The Official Receivers and… Read More »

Humble Pie

Humble [Pie] beginnings At the start of 1969 and soon after leaving Small Faces, Steve Marriott joined the newly established trio that he had helped to form: Humble Pie. The band consisted of former Herd frontman Peter Frampton on guitar, bassist Greg Ridley who was previously in Spooky Tooth and the young Jerry Shirley on… Read More »

The Small Faces

The Small Faces Beginnings After limited success with The Moments, Steve Marriott first met Ronnie Lane in 1965 while he was working in the J60 Music Bar after Ronnie had come in to buy a new bass guitar. Ronnie recognized Steve from when Ronnie’s band, The Outcasts, had played the support slot for the Moments a… Read More »