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Rod Stewart gets his last UK No.1 in 1983 with "Baby Jane"
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Rod Stewart gets his last UK No.1 in 1983 with “Baby Jane”

During the 1980’s, Stewart left behind his Blues and Rock roots in favor of modern synth pop music, his most successful single was “Baby Jane”, released in 1983

In 1977 benefiting from BBC's will to stop the Sex Pistols, Rod Stewart tops the charts with "I Don't Want To Talk About It"
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In 1977 benefiting from BBC’s will to stop the Sex Pistols, Rod Stewart tops the charts with “I Don’t Want To Talk About It”

With his unique raspy vocals, Rod Stewart turned “I Don’t Want To Talk About It” into a song of it’s own, topping the charts in 1977

One of the biggest music festivals in the world, Rock In Rio, kicked off 36 years ago today
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One of the biggest music festivals in the world, Rock In Rio, kicked off 36 years ago today

The first ever edition of Rock In Rio took place in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on January 11th, 1985, and for 10 days a parade of Rock stars such as Queen, Iron Maiden, Ozzy Osbourne or Rod Stewart among others played for a crowd of an estimated 1.4 million people

The legendary Rod Stewart celebrates 76. Listen and watch the music videos from 12 of the best songs
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The legendary Rod Stewart celebrates 76. Listen and watch the music videos from 12 of the best songs

Rod the Mod came to prominence during the 1960’s as part of the London’s explosive music scene and later as a member of The Jeff Beck Group and The Faces, but as a solo artist, he achieved an impressive number of hits, including 16 top ten singles in the US, with four reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot 100

Rod Stewart's disco hit "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy" peaks to No.1 in 1979
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Rod Stewart’s disco hit “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy” peaks to No.1 in 1979

“Do Ya Think I’m Sexy” it’s still one of the most recognizable songs worldwide, one of Rod Stewart’s signature songs, reached No.1 in 1979, however was involved in controversy

Find Out The Real Story Behind Rod Stewart's "Maggie May"
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Find Out The Real Story Behind Rod Stewart’s “Maggie May”

In 1971 Rod Stewart had one of his biggest solo hit songs with “Maggie May”, the song reached No.1 on the U.S Hot 100 on October 2nd but not many people knows the real story behind the lyrics of the song

Rod Stewart sails to No. 1 in 1975 with "Sailing"
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Rod Stewart sails to No. 1 in 1975 with “Sailing”

Originally recorded by The Sutherland Brothers in 1972, “Sailing” became one of of Rod Stewart’s signature songs and a major hit