Stewart left school age 15 and worked briefly as a silkscreen printer. Spurred on by his father, his ambition was to become a professional footballer. His music career begun in when he took up busking with a harmonica. In October , he joined The Dimensions as a harmonica player and part-time vocalist. He has sold over million records worldwide including nine UK No. In he enjoyed a five week run at No. He supports the Scotland national team and follows Manchester United as his English football side. Rod Stewart had the UK No. His No. The couple had a daughter, Kimberly, and a son, Sean.
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Rod Stewart , in full Roderick David Stewart , born January 10, , London , England , British singer and songwriter whose soulful, raspy voice graced rock and pop hits beginning in the late s. Stewart became an international star following the extraordinary commercial success of his landmark album Every Picture Tells a Story Although best known as a solo artist, Stewart achieved his first exposure and success as a member of several popular groups. After taking an early interest in folk music and rhythm and blues , he was a member of two relatively obscure London-based bands Steampacket and Shotgun Express in the mids before teaming with the influential guitarist Jeff Beck and future Rolling Stone Ron Wood in the Jeff Beck Group.
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Produced by Live Nation, the city summer amphitheater tour promises an unprecedented night of iconic hits songs from some of the most scenic venues across North America, kicking off July 21 in Cleveland, OH and wrapping in Chicago, IL on September 5. This Friday, January 10, Rod Stewart will celebrate his 75th birthday on the 10,th episode of Entertainment Tonight. Fans can tune-in to ET to celebrate with him and hear him talk exclusively about his upcoming tour. Check local listings HERE.