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Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart still doing it his way

Photo: Penny Lancaster

We are talking about soul music. Rod Stewart is telling me what a disaster his 2009 covers album Soulbook was. "It was a cock-up," he says, his raspy voice made raspier still by a developing cold, "simply because you can't beat the originals.

Sunday, 28 April, 2013, 8:06pm

Instantly recognisable hits

He is one of the most influential musicians of the last half-decade - like many of his era, Rod Stewart changed the course of music, but unlike many, he's still selling CDs.

Stewart's newest release, Some Guys Have All the Luck, is an amazing greatest hits compilation that includes 32 tracks on two CDs and a DVD with 14 music videos.

25 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Superstars of Rock

Superstars of Rock

An outdoor show with cover band Superstars of Rock performing everything from Elvis and The Beatles to Rod Stewart and the Rolling Stones. Today, 3pm-5pm, Stanley Plaza, Stanley, free. Inquiries: 2108 4467

3 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

New Releases

Rod Stewart

Human

(Atlantic)

Mod Rod has sought contemporary relevance by casting much of his latest effort in an R&B sound, which is actually a direction he tampered with in the 1970s but, much to critics' dismay, actually went disco with Do You Think I'm Sexy.

16 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart - When We Were the New Boys (Warner Bros) Rod Stewart should have heeded the warning signals years ago, slipped quietly into semi-retirement and opened a corner shop. That way he would have avoided embarrassing nonsense like this: a crooner demeaning himself by warbling to songs by rockers of a younger generation.

19 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Storm

GLENN Gale's cynical comment about my accent being nurtured on broken glass (Keeping Posted, May 19) has given me reason to believe that I should send a copy of his unplugged piece to Rod Stewart's agent.

After all, his voice made him millions and this old heart of mine tells me Mr Gale's story could cause a storm in the music industry.

21 May 1994 - 12:00am