Ronald David (Ron or Ronnie) Wood (born 01 June 1947 in Hillingdon, London, England) is an English guitarist, singer/songwriter, painter and writer, best known as a member of The Rolling Stones (since 1975). Ronnie was raised in a musical family. His older brothers, Art and Ted, were active in the skiffle & traditional jazz scenes. Ronnie has been in The Rolling Stones since 1975. He previously was a songwriter and backing musician with Rod Stewart when both were in 1970s rock group the Faces.