Ronnie Wood picks up award for album he’s not on

By | Published on Friday 12 November 2010

Ronnie Wood picked up the prize for Reissue Of The Year at the Classic Rock Awards in London on Wednesday night, despite him not actually playing on the winning album, 1972’s ‘Exile On Main St’. But Wood, who joined the Stones in 1975, told the awards event’s audience: “I have played these songs for the last thirty years and it’s about time that I collected [an award]! So thanks a lot!”

The full list of winners at the Classic Rock Awards 2010 were as follows:

Band Of The Year: AC/DC
Best New Band: The Union
Breakthrough Act: Imelda May
Album Of The Year: Slash – Slash
Reissue Of The Year: The Rolling Stones – Exile On Main St
Event Of The Year: Journey’s – Don’t Stop Believing
Film Of The Year: Oil City Confidential

Classic Album: Cheap Trick – I Want You To Want Me
Living Legend: Rush
Metal Guru: Geezer Butler
Spirit Of Prog: Rick Wakeman
Innovator: Killing Joke
Classic Songwriter: Roy Wood
Marshall ’11’ Award: Michal Schenker
Tommy Vance Inspiration: Ronnie James Dio
Outstanding Contribution: John Paul Jones