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Rod Stewart: Never A Dull Moment

Review by Mark Leviton, Words & Music, November 1972

ONE CAN ALWAYS COUNT on Rod for superb vocalizing, but his recordings sometimes slip because of the spottiness of the material, from marvelous to mediocre. ...

Rod Stewart

Profile and Interview by Barbara Charone, Sounds, August 1976

ROD STEWART has never been predictable. As a songwriter he thrives on controversial topics. Sandwiched between more conventional songs like 'Maggie May' or 'You Wear ...

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Standing Ovation For Jeff Beck

Report by June Harris, NME, June 1968

THE GREATEST thing happened in New York last Friday. On his first performance in this country, Jeff Beck became a star. Even in his Yardbird ...

Rod Stewart: Gasoline Alley

Review by Bud Scoppa, Circus, July 1970

IT'S BECOMING increasingly obvious that Rod Stewart is an unusually gifted singer and writer. His new album, Gasoline Alley, even more than his first solo ...

Rod Stewart: How Rod's Old Raincoat Didn't Let Him Down

Profile and Interview by Rob Partridge, Record Mirror, October 1970

ROD STEWART is a walking synopsis of British rock music. He's been in there from the golden days of CND, through the Rod The Mod ...

Rod Stewart: In Conversation

Interview by John Morthland, Rolling Stone, December 1970

"I was very pleased with it when we finished, and I still am," Rod Stewart said of his first solo LP. With good reason. ...

Rod Stewart

Profile by Steve Turner, Beat Instrumental, March 1971

‘Another Remarkable Englishman’ ...

Rod Stewart: Every Picture Tells A Story

Review by John Mendelsohn, Rolling Stone, July 1971

HE HAS IT IN him, has Rod Stewart, to save a lot of souls, to rescue those of us who are too old for Grand ...

Rod Stewart: Never A Dull Moment/T. Rex: The Slider

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, July 1972

TEENAGE TEARDROPS... Or, would you buy a used riff from these men? ...

Rod Stewart: Never A Dull Moment

Review by Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, September 1972

WELL, IT TOOK AWHILE, but Rod Stewart is back again with his fourth straight formula solo album. He's rounded up roughly the same crew of ...

Rod Stewart: Never A Dull Moment (Mercury 6499-154)

Review by Phil Hardy, Let It Rock, October 1972

RIGHT NOW, a new album by Rod Stewart can't fail to be a success: at the time of writing the album is already No.1 on ...

Python Lee Jackson: In A Broken Dream (GNP-Crescendo)

Review by Jim Esposito, Zoo World, October 1972

THERE'S OBVIOUSLY more of a story behind Python Lee Jackson than GNP Crescendo would care to tell, probably because they're just as caught up in ...

Rod Stewart: The Scarecrow Harlequin

Overview by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, January 1973

STRANGE AS it may seem, there was a time when Rod Stewart used to hide behind Jeff Beck's amplifiers and only come out front if ...

Rod Stewart: Oo La La

Report and Interview by Keith Altham, NME, March 1973

I AM DEATH. Huddled in my anorak. Alone and palely loitering in the stalls of the empty Rainbow Theatre. I am miserable with cold in ...

Rod Stewart

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, August 1973

"GOOD LUCK Rod!" People like Rod Stewart. And he likes the people. As he stood forming a queue outside ye old Marquee Club (home of ...

Rod Stewart: Swashbuckler Rod

Interview by Penny Valentine, Sounds, August 1973

ROD STEWART and I have been talking about the Liberal party and their chances in the next election. Now he's standing – one long green ...

Rod Stewart: The Familiar Face

Report by Philip Norman, Sunday Times, 1974

THROUGH THE colonnades they come, along freezing passage-ways. Girls look like ventriloquist-dolls, in black plush and rouge, puffing as dolls do on big cigarettes; boys ...

Rod Stewart: I Dream Of A Solo Concert

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, August 1974

"ANYTHING I say is not meant to be a blot on anyone's character...or trousers." ...

Nick Kent – A Limey in LA #3: What did Rod Stewart, Bobby Womack and Mick Jagger sing...

Report by Nick Kent, NME, April 1975

...in a tune-up room on the last night of the Faces' 1975 LA gigs? Why, the closing aria in D from 'il Cavalleria Rusticana', of ...

Rod Stewart: Atlantic Crossing (Warner Bros.)

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, August 1975

Producer: Tom Dowd. Musicians include Barry Beckett (keyboards), Steve Cropper (guitar), Duck Dunn (bass), Al Jackson and Nigel Olsson (drums), and Memphis Horns (brass). ...

Rod Stewart: Sorely Taxed

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, August 1975

The Faces may split ...

Rod Stewart: Atlantic Crossing

Review by Bud Scoppa, Circus, November 1975

HAPPILY, THAT HORNY, rank, exuberant rascal who romped through Rod Stewart's masterpieces Gasoline Alley, Every Picture Tells a Story and Never a Dull Moment has ...

Rod Stewart: Rod Jumps Teams

Interview by Barbara Charone, Creem, November 1975

CAN HE CUT IT IN THE AMERICAN LEAGUE? ...

Rod Stewart Faces the American Dream

Report and Interview by Tom Nolan, Rolling Stone, November 1975

BY SUNDOWN the 55,000 people packed into the Los Angeles Angels' Anaheim Stadium for this "sunshine festival" have stolidly endured six hours of a rather ...

The Faces: Vocalist Wanted for Pro Band

Interview by Barbara Charone, Sounds, November 1975

IT SEEMED like a good idea. After Rod Stewart's predictably flamboyant statements over the Faces future, the band deserved equal time. Would Ian McLagen turn ...

Rod Stewart: Atlantic Crossing

Review by John Morthland, Creem, December 1975

COMING AS IT does amidst sweeping changes in Stewart's career and personal life, the unsettling nature of Atlantic Crossing isn't that much of a surprise. ...

The Faces Dossier: An Everday Saga Of Mick&Rod&Keef&Ron&Mac

Report by Max Bell, NME, December 1975

MARCH, 1973. ...

Rod Stewart: It's My Party and I'll Pose If I Want To

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1976

THE GLAMOUR Twins were simply passing through, pausing at London Heathrow en route to Paris from Los Angeles. Still the newshounds contrived to be close ...

Rod Stewart: A Night On The Town

Review by Barbara Charone, Sounds, June 1976

ROD STEWART is back in prime form. Gone are those sterile sounds that plagued Atlantic Crossing and robbed Stewart of his true vocal excellence, replaced ...

Rod Stewart: A Night On The Town

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, June 1976

IT'S A long way from Gasoline Alley. Young Rodney is up in the world, aye 'appen. He's going out with a classy lady, he's worth ...

Rod Stewart: Never Too Rich To Rock

Interview by Barbara Charone, Sounds, June 1976

"I'M GOING to be evasive," Rod Stewart warned. "More evasive than usual. You evil bitch." ...

Rod Stewart: A Night On The Town

Review by Bud Scoppa, Phonograph Record, August 1976

AFTER HIS LAST great album, 1972's Never a Dull Moment, Rod Stewart began casting off much of what we'd come to love him for: the ...

Lean And Hungry Rod

Interview by Barbara Charone, Crawdaddy!, September 1976

YESTERDAY ROD STEWART wanted his picture taken. Today he's not so sure. Flaunting a carefully arranged scruffy look, the singer strolls into a rented London ...

Rod Brings It All Back Home: A Night On The Town

Review by John Morthland, Creem, September 1976

FIRST THINGS FIRST: this is as brilliant an album as any Rod Stewart has made, fully the equal of his first three solo efforts, all ...

Rod Stewart: The Redeeming Of Roderick

Interview by Barbara Charone, Sounds, November 1976

"WHY DON'T you come up and see me some time," Mae West drawled one recent Sunday evening on BBC2. ...

Rod Stewart: A Night On The Town

Report and Interview by Barbara Charone, Sounds, November 1976

Whole lotta fun – that's the password in this entertainment-packed land of the Emperor's New Clothes and foil wrapped butter as the bright young Oscar ...

Rod Stewart: The Latest Rod Stewart Album

Report and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, November 1977

TONY STEWART makes the Atlantic Crossing to queue up for a Night On The Town down Millionaire's Row (oops, sorry, Gasoline Alley) with ol' Smiler ...

Rod Stewart: Foot Loose and Fancy Free

Review by Joe McEwen, Rolling Stone, December 1977

THERE'S SOMETHING to be said for the New Wave rebellion against (to borrow a phrase from the not-so-young-himself Willy De Ville) "old meat". Even if ...

Rod Stewart: Blondes Have More Fun

Review by Peter Silverton, Sounds, November 1978

OR BLOATED egos with lots of money get to see more of the world. ...

Rod Stewart: The Forum, Los Angeles

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, July 1979

YOU DON'T have to be hungry to make good rock and roll, but it helps. Sitting through a Rod Stewart show is like watching a ...

Britt Ekland: True Britt

Review by Cynthia Rose, NME, August 1982

WHAT BUT the magic of cassette (and the greed of the Decca Corp) could possibly bring you "True" Britt Ekland, Svedish accent und all, whispering ...

Box Of Frogs: Bench Strength/Rod Stewart: Camouflage/Vanilla Fudge: Mystery

Review by Mitchell Cohen, Creem, October 1984

IT'S BEEN ONE Old Timers Day after another for Hall of Fame axe-handler Jeff Beck over the past year or so. ...

Rod Stewart, The Faces: Wembley Stadium, London

Live Review by Carol Clerk, Melody Maker, July 1986

BIG NOSE STRIKES AGAIN! ...

Rod Stewart

Interview by Wayne Robins, Newsday, May 1993

THE PENINSULA Hotel's presidential suite is not your standard overnight business accommodation, even for Fifth Avenue. There are three bedrooms, a library, two living rooms, ...

Rod Stewart: Reasons To Believe

Guide by Nick Hornby, MOJO, May 1995

A fevered fan replays Rod's most ecstatic moments: hear the RBP playlist on Spotify!                                                          * ...

Rod Stewart: Roderick Of Hollywood...

Retrospective by Dave DiMartino, MOJO, May 1995

ROD STEWART IN THE '80S? HERE'S WHERE THE MEMORIES really fly. While it's true that the man had just produced some of the most commercially ...

Rod Stewart: Soddy In Gomorrah

Retrospective by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, May 1995

"The '90s saw a new rock piety rise up against Rod Stewart and his 10 gallons of come." (Stephen J Malkmus, 'Vedder As Merton: 2001', ...

Rod Stewart: The Lad Himself

Interview by Mick Brown, MOJO, May 1995

THE WOMAN FROM ROD Stewart's management office suggests we should meet at her office in Beverly Hills; she would lead the way to Rod's house, ...

How to Buy Rod Stewart

Guide by Fred Dellar, MOJO, May 1998

"A WHITE person can sing the blues with just as much conviction as a negro. All these negro singers singing about 'walking down the railroad ...

Rod Stewart: Rod Forsaken

Report and Interview by Philip Norman, Sunday Times, 2000

DECEMBER 1973. It's the time of the Middle East oil crisis; the miners' strike that they got away with; the national three-day working week; constant ...

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