Lane performing with his band Slim Chance in 1975. Background information. After leaving the Faces, Lane formed his own band, Slim Chance, who recorded the singles "How Come" (UK No. 11) and "The Poacher" (UK No. 36) and the album Anymore for Anymore, showcasing a blend of British rock, folk and country music. The original line-up of this band included Scottish singer-songwriters Benny Gallagher and Graham Lyle, who provided harmony vocals and played a variety of instruments including keyboards, accordion, acoustic guitar, mandolin, banjo and harmonica.
Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance has been played on NTS in shows including Launette's Hour w/ Laura Coxeter, featured first on 8 February 2015. Songs played include The Poacher. Ronnie Lane Accompanied By The Band Slim Chance,GM Records,1974.
SLIM CHANCE, the band Ronnie Lane formed when he left the Faces, is treading the boards again. Original members Steve Simpson, Charlie Hart, Steve Bingham have established a reputation around the country as a top quality band playing Ronnie's songs with passion and commitment. The 6 disc box is accompanied by a substantial booklet with writings by Pete Townshend, Paolo Hewitt, Kris Needs, Kent Benjamin and Charlie Hart, who also acted as consultant on this project. The lyrics to many songs are also included, and all in all, it is a very impressive offering, that, as one fan has said, really helps to 'join up all the dots'. The album features five originals from the band which sit nicely alongside four classic Ronnie Lane songs and a rocking version Pete Townshend's Squeezebox. Pete himself has described the album as "a really hearty and real collection.
On vinyl for the first time LP1 gathers together ex Small Faces and Faces bassist Ronnie Lane' s Peel sessions from the 70s and LP2 features a BBC In Concert where Ronnie and his band Slim Chance perform his solo material as well as classic covers from the Faces and Chuck Berry. Includes session and live performances of Lane and Ron Wood' s classic - Ooh La La as well as Ronnie' s first solo single How Come. Find A Participating Store.
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A heart-tugging riff from Slim Chance's "Give Me a Penny" shows up three years later on "Annie" from Rough Mix, another fine collaboration between Lane and Townshend. If you're going to get Slim Chance (and you should), pick the version that leads off with "The Poacher. Helped by Gallagher and Lyle, the song and its exquisite orchestration captures the spirit of the English countryside. 15 December 2017 ·. It looks like you may be having problems playing this video. If so, please try restarting your browser.