Gimme Some Neck

Gimme Some Neck is the third solo album by English musician Ronnie Wood, released in 1979. It was a minor hit and his best performance on the US charts to date, peaking at number 45 on Billboard during a 13-week chart run. The album artwork features illustrations drawn by Wood, with a self-portrait in the centre of the front side.

Gimme Some Neck
Gimme Some Neck - Ron Wood.jpg
Studio album by
Released20 April 1979
RecordedJanuary–March 1978 at Pathé Marconi Studios, Paris, France; October–December 1978 at Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles, California
ProducerRoy Thomas Baker
Ronnie Wood chronology
Mahoney's Last Stand
Gimme Some Neck

To tour the United States in support of the album, Wood formed the New Barbarians with musicians including Keith Richards, Ian McLagan and Bobby Keys, all of whom contributed to the recording. The Landover concert from this tour was recorded and released as Buried Alive: Live in Maryland in 2006.

Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Record GuideB–[2]
MusicHound2.5/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide2/5 stars[4]

Track listingEdit

All tracks composed by Ronnie Wood except where noted.

  1. "Worry No More" (Jerry Williams) – 2:34
  2. "Breakin' My Heart" – 4:17
  3. "Delia" (Traditional) – 0:42
  4. "Buried Alive" – 3:37
  5. "Come to Realise" – 3:52
  6. "Infekshun" – 4:03
  7. "Seven Days" (Bob Dylan) – 4:10
  8. "We All Get Old" – 4:09
  9. "F.U.C. Her" – 3:15
  10. "Lost and Lonely" – 4:14
  11. "Don't Worry" – 3:26



  • Geoff Workman – engineer
  • Tony Lane – design
  • Ronnie Wood – paintings


Chart (1979) Position
Australia (Kent Music Report)[5] 91

Studio and road crewEdit

  • Royden "Chuch" Magee
  • Gary Schultz
  • Ernest Cain Salgado
  • Johnny Starbuck


  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. "Ron Wood Gimme Some Neck". AllMusic. Retrieved 7 December 2014.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: W". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved 22 March 2019 – via
  3. ^ Graff, Gary; Durchholz, Daniel (eds) (1999). MusicHound Rock: The Essential Album Guide. Farmington Hills, MI: Visible Ink Press. p. 1246. ISBN 1-57859-061-2.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  4. ^ Marsh, Dave; Swenson, John (eds) (1983). Gimme Some Neck. The New Rolling Stone Record Guide. New York, NY: Random House/Rolling Stone Press. p. 557. ISBN 0-394-72107-1.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link) CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  5. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 343. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.