Seventies music artist Rod Stewart entered the 1970s from The Jeff Beck group, the group also featured greats like Ronnie Wood and Jeff Beck himself
The Small Faces added Stewart to their
I remember listening to this when it first came out, and I was shocked that the DJ's always said Python Lee Jackson, I do not recall
Listen for yourself here.
Pop hits of the 70s
It is also well known in the UK for a TOP OF THE POPS performance, where Rod looked like he was in disco fancy dress style, or was
Some of the Lyrics
"All I needed was a friend to lend a guiding hand
But you turned into a lover and
All you did was wreck my bed
Oh Maggie I couldn't have tried anymore
You lured me away from home 'cause you didn't want to be alone
You stole my heart I couldn't leave you if I tried"
See the Rod Stewart classic below
The Faces with Rod Stewart had the enjoyable hit "Stay with Me" in the same year. Rod’s vocals were so strong, it was sometimes hard to know if it was a solo or Faces hit.
See the video of "Stay with me".
In 1972 while Rod was still with the Faces
See the video of "You wear it well" Rods Guitar chords
The pop hits of the 70s continued, and 1975 the Faces broke up, and Rod was so well established that he was by now signed up by Warner Bros, and had at this early time a Greatest Hits album out. It was the year he moved to the US
He had a huge hit also with "This Old Heart of Mine" in 1976, and he covered the Beatles hit "Get Back", in the summer of 1976.
1976 and 1977 gave Stewart more foot tapping hits like "Tonight’s the Night"
Rod Stewarts lyrics
Don't deny your man's desire
You'd be a fool to stop this tide
Spread your wings and let me come inside 'cause
Tonight's the night (
"The First Cut is the Deepest", was originally a 1960s hit by Cat Stevens, and Rod’s version was a double A side with " I
Some of Rods lyrics
The first cut is the deepest, Baby I know
The first cut is the deepest
'Cause when it comes to being lucky, she's cursed
When it comes to
But when it comes to being loved, she's first
That's how I know
The first cut is the deepest.
Also Rod performed a very brave record for the time "The Killing of Georgie
"In these days of changing ways
Georgie boy was
See this classic Rod Stewart video.
Georgie was known to Stewart, and Georgie was killed in 1976 in New Jersey.
There was no stopping the man now, as the hits rolled in "You’re in my Heart","I Was Only Joking" and in 1978
Rod Stewart continued to have hits through the 80s and 90s, and still is a huge draw with his old style crooner hits, notching up millions of Albums
Not bad for an ex grave digger and busker.
Gasoline Alley (Album) 1970
(I Know) I
Dirty Old Town (7") 1971
Every Picture Tells A Story (Album) 1971
Handbags And Gladrags (7") 1971
Theme from the BBC" THE OFFICE"
Little Miss Understood / So Much To Say Single 1971
Reason To Believe / Maggie May (Single) 1971
Angel (7", Single) 1972
Lost Paraguayos / Angel (7", Single) 1972
Maggie May (7", Single) 1972
Never A Dull Moment (Album) 1972
Sing It Again Rod (Comp, Album) 1972
What's Made Milwaukee Famous , Single) 1972
You Wear It Well / Lost Paraguayos (Single)
Coast To Coast Overture And Beginners (Album) 1973
Farewell (7") 1974
You Can Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything 1974
Atlantic Crossing (Album) 1975
Sailing (Single) 1975
Theme from BBC HMS THE ARK ROYAL
See the guitar chords here
This Old Heart Of Mine (Single)
Tonight's The Night 1975
A Night On The Town 1976
A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues (LP) 1976
Get Back (7") 1976
I Don't Want To Talk About It / 1976
See the guitar chords here http://www.chordie.com/chord.pere/getsome.org/guitar/olga/chordpro/s/Rod.Stewart/IDontWantToTalkAboutIt.chopro
The First Cut Is The Deepest (Single) 1976
The Best Of Rod Stewart (Comp) 1976
The Best Of Rod
The First Cut Is The Deepest (7") 1976
The Killing Of Georgie (Part I And II) (Single) 1976
First Cut Is The Deepest (7") 1977
Foot Loose & Fancy Free (Album) 1977
Hot Legs / You're Insane (7", Single) 1977
I Was Only Joking / Born Loose (7", Single) 1977
The Rod Stewart Collection (2xLP, Comp) 1977
You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim) (Single 1977
You're Insane (12", Ltd, Promo) 1977
Blondes Have More Fun (Album) 1978
Hot Legs / I Was Only Joking 1978
Scotland world cup football song
Greatest Hits (Comp, Album) 1979
So many records and so many memories, and here is one more from Rod Stewart. "Sailing"
The Face 1970 TV Interview
Rod Stewart Official Website