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The Birds and the Deadly Bees

Before Ronnie Wood made his name with the Rolling Stones, he was with The Faces. And before that, he was with little-known cult British beat outfit The Birds (not to be confused with American country rockers The Byrds), whose few releases now command a hefty price on the collectors' market.

They made one screen appearance in their career - oddly in this British shocker (in more ways than one) - The Deadly Bees, from 1966. Enjoy the clip, enjoy the music and enjoy the fact that Ron's hair hasn't changed in 40 years. If the clip makes you want to seek out the movie, then you're out of luck, it's not available on DVD. But worry not for two reasons. Firstly, it's regularly on TV and secondly, it's a pretty poor flick, a tale of an exhausted pop singer taking time out - but running into a swarm of "deadly bees". Once you've seen the following clip, you've seen the movie's only redeeming factor...


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