Rod Stewart

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Legal name: Roderick David Stewart

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Roderick David "Rod" Stewart, CBE (born 10 January 1945) is a British rock singer-songwriter. Born and raised in London, he is of Scottish and English ancestry. Stewart is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 100 million records worldwide. He has had six consecutive number one albums in the UK and his tally of 62 UK hit singles includes 31 that reached the top 10, six of which gained the #1 position. Stewart has had 16 Top Ten singles in the United States (U.S.), with four reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2007, he received a CBE at Buckingham Palace for services to music.

With his distinctive raspy singing voice, Stewart came to prominence in the late 1960s and the early 1970s with The Jeff Beck Group, and then with Faces, though his music career had begun in 1962 when he took up busking with a harmonica. In October 1963, Stewart joined the Dimensions as a harmonica player and part-time vocalist. In 1964, Stewart joined Long John Baldry and the All Stars, and in August, Stewart signed a solo contract, releasing his first single, "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl", in October. Stewart maintained a solo career alongside a group career, releasing his debut solo album, An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down (US: The Rod Stewart Album), in 1969. Stewart's early albums were a fusion of rock, folk music, soul music, and R&B. Stewart's aggressive blues work with The Jeff Beck Group and the Faces influenced heavy metal genres. From the late 1970s through the 1990s, Stewart's music often took on a new wave or soft rock/middle-of-the-road quality, and in the early 2000s, he released a series of successful albums interpreting the Great American Songbook.

In 2008, Billboard magazine ranked him the 17th most successful artist on the "Billboard Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists". A Grammy and Brit Award recipient, he was voted at #33 in Q Magazine's list of the Top 100 Greatest Singers of all time, and #59 on Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Singers of all time. As a solo artist, Stewart was inducted into the U.S. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994, the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2006, and was inducted a second time into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012 as a member of Faces.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1969 An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down Rod Stewart 3
1970 Gasoline Alley Rod Stewart 8
1971 Every Picture Tells a Story Rod Stewart 5 13
1972 Never a Dull Moment Rod Stewart 7
1974 Smiler Rod Stewart 3
1975 Atlantic Crossing Rod Stewart 10
1976 A Night on the Town Rod Stewart 6
1977 Foot Loose & Fancy Free Rod Stewart 4 6
1978 Blondes Have More Fun Rod Stewart 6
1980 Foolish Behaviour Rod Stewart 2
1981 Tonight I'm Yours Rod Stewart 3
1983 Body Wishes Rod Stewart 4
1984 Camouflage Rod Stewart 2
1986 Every Beat of My Heart Rod Stewart 3
1986 Rod Stewart Rod Stewart 2
1988 Out of Order Rod Stewart 3
1990 Baby Come Home Rod Stewart 1
1991 Vagabond Heart Rod Stewart 4
1995 A Spanner in the Works Rod Stewart 3
1998 When We Were the New Boys Rod Stewart 2
2001 Human Rod Stewart 2
2002 It Had to Be You... The Great American Songbook Rod Stewart 3
2003 As Time Goes by... The Great American Songbook, Volume II Rod Stewart 5
2004 Stardust... The Great American Songbook, Volume III Rod Stewart 3
2005 Thanks for the Memory... The Great American Songbook, Volume IV Rod Stewart 3 3
2005 Trilogy Rod Stewart 1
2006 Still the Same... Great Rock Classics of Our Time Rod Stewart 2
2008 The Mod Rod Stewart 2 1
2009 Soulbook Rod Stewart 3
2010 Fly Me to the Moon... The Great American Songbook, Volume V Rod Stewart 3
2011 You Wear It Well Rod Stewart 1
2012 Merry Christmas, Baby Rod Stewart 3 4
2013 Time Rod Stewart 5
2013 Rarities Rod Stewart 5 1
2015 Another Country Rod Stewart 5
Two in One 1969+1970 (An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down / Gasoline Alley) Rod Stewart 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1973 Sing It Again Rod Rod Stewart 4
1976 The Best of Rod Stewart Rod Stewart 3
1979 Greatest Hits Rod Stewart 6
1982 Absolutely Live Rod Stewart 1
1989 Storyteller Rod Stewart 3
1989 Bring It On Home Rod Stewart 1
1989 Storyteller: The Complete Anthology Rod Stewart 2
1989 The Ballad Album Rod Stewart 3
1989 The Best of Rod Stewart Rod Stewart 4
1990 Downtown Train Rod Stewart 2
1990 The Original Recordings 1965-1968 Rod Stewart 1
1992 The Mercury Anthology Rod Stewart 1
1992 Stay With Me Rod Stewart 1
1992 The Best of Rod Stewart Rod Stewart 1
1993 Lead Vocalist Rod Stewart 1
1993 Amazing Grace Rod Stewart & The Faces 1
1993 Just a Little Misunderstood Rod Stewart 2
1993 Rod Stewart Rod Stewart and Steampacket 3 1
1995 Come Home Baby Rod Stewart 1
1995 Golden Ballads Rod Stewart 1
1995 Handbags & Gladrags Rod Stewart 1
1995 The Classic Years Rod Stewart 2
1996 If We Fall in Love Tonight Rod Stewart 5
1997 Legendary Hits Rod Stewart 1
1998 The Very Best of Rod Stewart Rod Stewart 1
1998 The Best of Rod Stewart Rod Stewart 1
1998 The Rock Album Rod Stewart 1
1999 Storyteller 1984-1991 Rod Stewart 1
1999 Rod Stewart Rod Stewart 1
1999 Reason to Believe Rod Stewart 1
2000 Twistin' the Night Away Rod Stewart 1
2001 The Very Best of Rod Stewart Rod Stewart 1
2001 The Story So Far: The Very Best of Rod Stewart Rod Stewart 3
2001 Can I Get A Witness Rod Stewart and The Steampacket 1
2002 Reason to Believe: The Complete Mercury Studio Recordings Rod Stewart 2
2002 Sweet Little Rock 'n' Roller Rod Stewart 1
2003 Encore: The Very Best, Volume 2 Rod Stewart 1
2005 Gold Rod Stewart 2
2005 Ain’t That Loving You Baby Rod Stewart 1
2007 The Seventies Collection Rod Stewart 1
2007 The Day Will Come Rod Stewart 1
2008 The Definitive Rod Stewart Rod Stewart 1
2008 Maggie May & Other Stories Rod Stewart 1
2008 Some Guys Have All the Luck Rod Stewart 2
2009 The Rod Stewart Sessions 1971-1998 Rod Stewart 1
2009 Classic Rod Stewart Rod Stewart 1
2010 Original Album Series Rod Stewart 1
2010 Icon Rod Stewart 1
2011 The Best of the Great American Songbook Rod Stewart 1
2012 Maggie May: The Essential Collection Rod Stewart 1
20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Rod Stewart Rod Stewart 1
1964 - 1969 Rod Stewart 1
Ain't That Loving You Baby Rod Stewart 1
As Time Goes By... The Great American Songbook, Volume II Rod Stewart 1
Best Ballads Rod Stewart 1
Best of Rod Stewart Featuring "Reason to Believe" Rod Stewart 1
Best of Rod Stewart, Volume 2 Rod Stewart 1
Encore: The Very Best of Rod Stewart, Volume 2 Rod Stewart 1
Greatest Hits Rod Stewart 1
Greatest Hits Rod Stewart 1
My Favourite Songs Rod Stewart 1
Picture in a Frame (The Best Ballads) Rod Stewart 1
The Best Of Rod Stewart 1
The Rock Album Rod Stewart 1

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