November 6, 2012

one kool kat...

rod stewart.... 
his a party boy, a ladies man and a little beyond our time but
i think every girl from his era dreamed of being his maggie.
perhaps its his god like rock n roll status, his infamous rock legend circle of friends, his husky voice, tight pants or maybe even his notorious locks of hair.... what is it about rod?
born Roderick David "Rod" Stewart, on the 10th of january 1945, the British singer-songwriter was born and raised in North London, and is of  Scottish and English ancestry.
With his distinctive raspy singing voice, Stewart came to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s with The Jeff Beck Group and then later launched his solo career in 1969.
With his career in its fifth decade, Stewart has sold over 265 million records worldwide, making him one of the best selling artists of all time!
 In the UK, he has had six consecutive number one albums, (we certainly have a list of favourites!) and his tally of 62 hit singles include 31 that reached the top 10, six of which gained the number one position. 
He has had 16 top ten singles in the U.S, with four of these reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2008, Billboard magazine ranked him the 17th most successful artist on the "The Billboard Hot 100 Top All-Time Artists".
he is both a  Grammy and Brit Award recipient, he was voted at No. 33 in Q Magazine's list of the top 100 Greatest Singers of all time, and No. 59 on Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Singers of all time! via
amazing stuff!