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Not only is Stewart a pop icon, he is also a respected singer and songwriter who has been able to adapt his style to the changing times, continuing to produce hits and attract new fans.
Stewart was the youngest of five children born to Robert and Elsie Stewart.
Stewart did not like going to school, and his lack of interest made him realize he needed to find a career that had nothing to do with scholastics.
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  Rod Stewart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stewart is the youngest of five children born to Robert and Elsie Stewart in the Highgate, London.
In 1975, Rod Stewart moved to the U.S., applying for citizenship due to his love affair with Britt Ekland and a fight with the UK tax authorities.
Stewart donated his royalties from the song to UNICEF, and he performed it at the Music for UNICEF Concert at the United Nations General Assembly in 1979.
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 Rod Stewart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Stewart entered the 80s newly married, to George Hamilton IV's ex-wife, Alana, and maintained his momentum of regular hits and successful albums; his large body of fans ensured a chart placing irrespective of the quality.
Rod Stewart, one of the biggest "superstars" of the century, turned 50 without his audience diminishing in any way.
Stewart subsequently moved to Atlantic Records, although his debut for the label was delayed by voice-threatening throat surgery.
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 Rod Stewart: VH1 Storytellers (1998)
Multiple Grammy-winner Rod Stewart has enjoyed a long and varied career, beginning with his tenure in "The Jeff Beck Group" and the rough rock band "The Faces".
Stewart’s best-known track, “Maggie May” comes from his 1971 classic Every Picture Tells a Story, while “Stay With Me” is off of that same year’s Faces release A Nod Is As Good As a Wink to a Blind Horse.
Rod was one of the first five concerts I ever attended, and I remained an active fan for quite some time.
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 Rod Stewart
Stewart and the former Yardbird guitarist pioneered the heavy blues-rock team of a virtuoso guitarist and a dynamic, sexy lead vocalist which became the standard blueprint for heavy metal.
Stewart expressed his disdain for the record in the press, yet it hit number one in the U.K. and number 21 in the U.S. After releasing the "Pool Hall Richard" single in the beginning of 1974, the band went on tour; it would prove to be their last.
Stewart reunited with Ron Wood to record an MTV Unplugged concert in 1993; the accompanying album launched the Top Ten hit single, "Have I Told You Lately." Unplugged also returned Stewart to a more acoustic-based sound.
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 Rod Stewart Tickets | GreatSeats.com | Rod Stewart Concert Tickets
Rod Stewart if winding down his massive spring tour, with plans to wind down in the Midwest and the Northeast.
Rod Stewart is about halfway through his massive tour, with a number of stops left on the West Coast and the Midwest.
Rod Stewart has added some additional shows to his massive arena tour.
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 Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart can be regarded as the rock generation’s heir to Sam Cooke.
Stewart’s great talent resides in his synthesis of American soul (Sam Cooke, Otis Redding) and folk (Bob Dylan, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott) influences, into which he distilled his own life experiences as a British-born busker and bohemian.
January 19, 1994: Rod Stewart is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the ninth annual induction dinner.
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 Rod Stewart Tickets London Ticket Market - Buy Rod Stewart Concert Tickets
Rod Stewart is the oldest of five children and was born in Highgate, London to parents who owned a newsagents shop there.
Rod's new approach was similar to his first album, as exemplified by the dynamic but haunting title track, also mandolin was introduced into the sound.
Stewart scored another UK #1 and U.S. #1 single with "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" which was a crossover hit reaching #5 on the Billboard fl charts due to its disco sound.
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 Rod Stewart @ Soundbug
Stewart's 1971 album Every Picture Tells a Story made him a household name when the B-side of his minor hit "Reason to Believe" "Maggie May" started receiving radio play, the album and the single hit #1 in both the U.S. and the UK in September.
Stewart released Never A Dull Moment in the same year reaching number two on the US album charts and number one in the UK and enjoyed further critical success.
Stewart would release the Smiler album in late 1974 which proved to be a disappointment reaching only number 13 on the Billboard pop album charts with the single "Mine For Me" only reaching number 91 on the Billboard pop singles charts.
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 Rod Stewart, Music, Free MP3 Music - Winamp Media Player
Rod Stewart may have began his career as a respected singer, yet that respect eroded as he got older, as he became more concerned with stardom than music.
Stewart began his musical career after spending some time as an apprentice with the Brentford Football Club, touring Europe with folksinger Wizz Jones in the early '60s; during this time he was deported from Spain for vagrancy.
During this time, Stewart had also signed a solo contract, releasing his first album, An Old Raincoat Won't Let You Down (retitled The Rod Stewart Album for its American release), at the end of 1969; the record failed to chart in the U.K., yet it made it to number 139 on the U.S. charts.
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 Rod Stewart Relationships plus Rod Stewart and You
It is important for Rod Stewart to learn to forgive and let go, as well as to express his feelings openly and directly, rather than hiding or repressing them.
Rod Stewart may also cling rather tightly to money and possessions, keeping them "in the family" rather than sharing freely with those outside of his immediate circle.
Rod Stewart has a great rapport with the opposite sex, and love relationships, romance, and passion are absolutely vital to his well-being.
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 Rod Stewart Tickets - Rod Stewart Concert Tickets - Rod Stewart Tour Dates & Schedule
Rod Stewart is one of rocks longest standing folk singers, songwriter and live performer.
Stewart has sold over 100 million records worldwide and has consistently been a presence in the charts for the last 40 years.
In his personal life, Rod Stewart is a huge philanthropist in raising funds for The City of Hope Foundation charity which helps to find cures for all kinds of cancer, especially those affecting children.
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 Rod Stewart: Hollywood Musician Biography
Rod Stewart was the youngest child of five, with the greatest ambition.
It was with the Jeff Beck Group that Rod Stewart would begin to develop his style of singing and together they started their ascension to the top.
Rod Stewart took the reigns of his musical career and decided to simultaneously work on his Solo career while joining a new band called The Faces (along with Ron Wood from the Jeff Beck Group).
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 Entertainment Ave! The Concert Hall - A concert review of Rod Stewart, July 19, 2001, at The Tweeter Center, Tinley ...
Stewart, hell no. It was simply that around noon the weather was already hot and steamy and I knew the pavilion at The Tweeter Center in suburban Chicago would be sweltering.
I’m listening to Rod singing "We’re Havin’ a Party" and this dudette was, well, just swingin’, dancin’ to the music, of the Rod Stewart show, just a little too much.
Rod has aged well and still entertains his audience by performing the songs they know by heart.
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 Rod Stewart , Celebrity profile, bio, biography
Rod was successfully sued by Brazilian singer Jorge Ben who claimed the tune to Rod's "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?" was too similar to his song "Taj Mahal".
Rod?s popularity as a live concert attraction found a new avenue in the nineties: MTV?s Unplugged sessions afforded older artists like Rod a whole new generation of fans.
Stewart cannily tapped into this with his 1998 album, ?When We Were The New Boys?, with its impressive covers of songs by Oasis, Primal Scream and Mike Scott.
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 Rod Stewart - Nostalgia Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Stewart started his career as an apprentice professional with Brentford Football Club (over the years Stewart has made it known that football is his second love).
Stewart entered the 80s newly married to George Hamilton's ex-wife, Alana, and maintained his momentum of regular hits and successful albums.
The 80s also saw Stewart jet-setting all over the world, with the press rarely far from his heels (covering his marriage break-up, his long relationship with Kelly Emberg, and the unceasing round of parties).
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 ABOUT ROD - Biography
Rod's brothers Don and Bob and his sisters Mary and Peggy were all born in Scotland.
This means that Rod is the only member of the family to have been born in England, a misfortune which Rod has tended to overlook....
Rod's father and the two brothers were football fans.
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 Rod Stewart
Stewart had been performing on London's club scene for several years before connecting with ace guitarist Jeff Beck in 1968.
Stewart recorded and toured with the Faces while launching a successful solo career with The Rod Stewart Album (1969) and Gasoline Alley (1970).
Stewart shifted gears with the release of It Had to Be You.
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 Rod Stewart
On the album, Stewart's folk roots meshed with his RandB and rock influences, creating a distinctive, stripped-down acoustic-based rock and roll that signalled he was a creative force in his own right.
Gasoline Alley follows the same formula of Rod Stewart's first album, intercutting contemporary covers, with slightly older rock and roll and folk classics and originals written in the same vein.
And on the slow songs, Stewart is nuanced and affecting - his interpretation of Bob Dylan's "Only a Hobo" is one of the finest Dylan covers, while the original title track is a vivid, loving tribute to his adolescence.
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 Rod Stewart Album Reviews
Before Rod The Mod became Rod The Superstar Sellout, he was a hungry young rocker who had the talent to match.
In fact, it’s probably slightly superior (too bad Rod couldn’t bottle this album’s rough yet oh-so-right sound, even if the songs themselves are rarely at a similar level), and though it didn’t break him through on a commercial level, that breakthrough would happen soon enough, and in a big way.
Rod was on a roll, and he was smart enough at this point to not fix what wasn't broken.
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 CNN.com - Rod Stewart hits out at rivals - Oct. 28, 2003
Rocker Rod Stewart feels he has been unfairly criticized for dating a younger woman, especially when ex-Beatle Paul McCartney escaped censure despite taking a wife half his age.
Stewart, 58, told the British magazine Radio Times Tuesday the difference was that McCartney had a knighthood.
Stewart, whose partner is 32-year-old model Penny Lancaster, was speaking before next month's formal opening of London musical "Tonight's the Night," based on 22 of his chart-topping songs.
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 Rod Stewart
Once upon a time, Rod Stewart was not vamping indiscriminately about "Hot Legs" and asking "D'ya Think I'm Sexy?" He was a singer with a gravel-voice approximation of Sam Cooke and excellent taste in cover material.
Then there is the exquisite "Mandolin Wind" (played by some guy Rod forgot the name of) and the frenetic energy of the title track, which lulls you into a false sense of security by beginning with an acoustic guitar part before the drums start drivin' this one hard and fast.
Stewart exhibits a lot of range on this album and for me the only that could possible qualify as a misfire would be the cover of Bob Dylan's "Tomorrow Is Such a Long Time," which is a bit ironic because you would think that would work.
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 Rod Stewart/The Faces
Rod's "Muddy, Sam And Otis" is crass Baby Boomer nostalgia, and he even brazenly retitles "Wild Mountain Thyme" and credits it to himself ("Purple Heather").
Stewart didn't write anything and seems to have done little more than overdub his vocals onto the pre-fab backing tracks, and there are so many hack writers involved that there's no coherent sound.
As if Stewart hasn't already devolved into a walking soft rock parody of himself, now he's decided to cash in with a set of half-century old pop standards that no self-respecting rocker would have touched back in his glory years (except Ringo Starr, of course).
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 Rod Stewart News - Topix
British rocker Rod Stewart married model Penny Lancaster in a private ceremony Saturday on the Italian Riviera, gathering with a few friends and family in a 17-century villa, according to Italian news reports.
Stewart was at the party that night and that the alleged victim had a financial motive to make these allegations against Mr.
Artist: Stewart, Rod Two things appear certain about Rod Stewart's return to the John Labatt Centre, where he will be "rockin' in the round" tonight.
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Rod's done it all — from scrappy garage rock with the Faces, to a chart-topping solo career, to recently mellowing into a classy interpreter of standards from the Great American Songbook.
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Seeing Rod Stewart in person singing his biggest hits is something that doesn't happen every day and you won't regret experiencing it at all.
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