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The Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood reveals he would use a Bunsen burner to smoke cocaine at parties


In a new documentary chronicling his rise to fame, The Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood has revealed the lengths he would go to to take cocaine, saying he would take a bunsen burner with him to parties to smoke it.

The revelation comes via the new doc titled Somebody Up There Likes Me, telling Radio X he said, “I felt that with the base, the ­freebase, it was controlling me. I had no control over it. It took me about three years to get off it.

“I enjoyed the shit out if it. Took it with me wherever I went. I thought it was the best thing going. I would take it to parties and go, ‘Everybody try this’, get [a] great big Bunsen burner out, the pipes, the works, freebase and ­everything. And people would be going, ‘You’re fucking crazy’ but I would love it.”

He also offered up his thought son sobriety too: “It’s very difficult because you go through a period of dry and you go, ‘I’ve done it. I’ve cleaned up now. I can have just one’.

“And that is a big mistake because you can’t just have one. I probably like things too much, which is harmless for some things like music, but harmful in ways like dope and drink.”