Birth Name: Stephen Peter Marriott
Birth Place: East Ham, London, England
Years Active: 1960 - 1991
Genres: R&B, Rock, Blues-rock, Blue-Eyed Soul
Stephen Peter Marriott (30 January 1947 - 20 April 1991), popularly known as Steve Marriott, was an English singer-songwriter, guitarist and musician. He is best remembered for his powerful singing voice which belied his small stature, and for his aggressive guitar playing in the rock groups the Small Faces (1965–1969) and Humble Pie (1969–1975 and 1980–1981). In Britain, Marriott became a popular, often-photographed mod style icon through his role as lead singer and guitarist with the Small Faces in the mid to late sixties. Marriott was influenced from an early age by his heroes including Buddy Holly, Booker T & the MG's, Ray Charles, Otis Redding, Muddy Waters and Bobby ...