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Faces rocker Ian McLagan dies at 69

Rolling Stones collaborator and Faces keyboardist Ian McLagan died today after suffering a stroke.

A statement on his official website said the 69-year-old musician died in Austin, Texas, a day after the seizure. He had been due to begin a North American tour today

McLagan, born in Isleworth, Middlesex, was a member of British pop group Small Faces in the 1960s and the band changed their name to Faces when Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood joined in 1969.

McLagan went on to record and perform with the Rolling Stones, playing on the band's 1978 album Some Girls, including the organ solo on the hit single Miss You. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.

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