Inside lane of the M6 in Cumbria at 1.00am and fatigue is starting to kick in.
Fifteen minute hit of caffeine at Tebay services and it’s back on the road to the accompaniment of some classic Small Faces.
As I ramp up the volume for Afterglow – from the 1968 concept album Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake – Dave ventures: “People don’t sing like that anymore.”
True, very few have been able to deliver rock ‘n soul with the sledgehammer force of Steve Marriott. But then when he left to form Humble Pie it took both Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood to replace him.