Rough Mix (studio album) by Pete Townshend And Ronnie Lane

Rough Mix
Rough Mix by Pete Townshend And Ronnie Lane
Year: 1977
Overall rank: 7,657th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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Award Top albums of 1977 (114th)
Award Top albums of the 1970s (1,241st)
Award Best albums of all time (7,657th)
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Pete Townshend and Ronnie Lane 1977 Rough Mix 12" Vinyl 33 LP MCA MC92295 VG+
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PETE TOWNSHEND AND RONNIE LANE Rough Mix CD 11 Track (900972) USA Atco
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From 05/21/2013 22:48
This album from two prominent members of the Who and The Small Faces, is really a little gem.

For Ronnie Lane the album came at a point in his career when his Slim Chance project more or less econimically lay in ruins; and worse his multiple sclerosis had just been diagnosed.

For Pete Townshend this project came between the albums "The Who By Numbers" and "Who Are You", which tragically turned out to be the last to feature drummer Keith Moon.

"Rough Mix" is brilliantly produced by Glyn Johns, and the songwriting is more or less equally divided between Lane and Townshend. For Lane this could very well be his most consistent post Small Faces album release, and his songs are great. Especially "Nowhere to Run", "Annie" and "April Fool" stand out. His songs have great relaxed folkish feel, and he has pleasant voice, not unlike George Harrison.

Townshend's songs are great too. I particularly like "Keep Me Turning", which is both complex and catchy.

Lane and Townshend are supported by eaqually prominent friends such as Eric Clapton, Charlie Watts, John Bundrick, Ian Stewart, John Entwistle, Graham Lyle and Benny Gallagher, to mention some of the most significant.

The album received good reviews, but it was not promoted very much and consequently did not sell very well.

Should appeal to fans of both the Who and the Small Faces.
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