Happy Birthday To One Of Rock Music’s Top Hit Makers

BETHLEHEM, PA - AUGUST 26:  Rod Stewart performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on August 26, 2016 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images)

BETHLEHEM, PA – AUGUST 26: Rod Stewart performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on August 26, 2016 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images)

Roderick Stewart was born in London January 10, 1945. When he was a teen, he worked as a folk singer in Europe.

In 1989 Rod won Grammy’s Living Legend Award. Then, in 1994 he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

54 Rod Stewart songs made the Top 100 charts between 1971 and 1998.

Rod was with Faces from 1969 – 1975. His debut as a solo artist came in 1971 with Maggie May.

This song was originally done by the Temptations in 1966.  Rare Earth covered it in 1970. The Rod Stewart With Faces  version was a #24 hit in 1971.


 

More from John Calhoun
Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From 104.3 K-Hits Chicago

Music NewsMusic News
Hilarious Videos
Play.ItPlay.It

Listen Live