Stones guitarist to marry theatre producer (34)
Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood (65) is engaged to be married to Sally Humphreys (34), a theatre producer, his spokesman said yesterday.
The twice-married musician and artist separated from his second wife Jo Wood in 2008. They had a disagreement over the auction of memorabilia in Los Angeles this month.
News of the wedding comes just after the Stones played a warm-up gig in Paris for 350 people and announced four dates in London and New York to celebrate their 50th year.
It also comes ahead of the release next February of Jo Wood’s memoirs, which promise to reveal her tales of life as the wife of a Rolling Stone.
Wood has recently been focusing on his visual art. In April he opened a New York City art show, Faces, Time and Places, featuring portraits of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and others.
But he is still best-known for his music and, in April, was inducted for a second time into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, with other members of his former group The Faces, including Rod Stewart and Kenney Jones.
The Rolling Stones, which Wood joined in 1975 after Mick Taylor left, were inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1989.