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FlinterFile: Rod Stewart- Passion

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Rod Stewart released his tenth album, Foolish Behaviour, in 1980. Read the rest of this entry

Song of the day: Bonnie Tyler- It’s A Heartache

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In 1978, Bonnie Tyler would release her new studio album, Natural Force. Of course it needed a single, which was It’s A Heartache. On this single, some say she sounded like Rod Stewart. At least it was popular, and with sales over six million singles, it made number 3 in the US, number 4 in the UK and it got to the list of best selling singles ever. Enjoy

Bonnie Tyler- It’s A Heartache

Song of the day: Rod Stewart- Sailing

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In 1972, the song Sailing was written by Gavin Sutherland for the Sutherland Bros. Band. It would be recorded in the same year, but it never reached the charts. That changed when Rod Stewart recorded the song in 1975. He hit the number one spot in the UK in September for four weeks. A year later, the song would return to the UK top 10, since the version of Rod Stewart was used as the title song of a TV series (the single picture is from that series). It would be the biggest hit for Rod Stewart in the UK, since it would be sold over a million times. Though he also was popular in the US, the song would stay number 58 there. Enjoy

Rod Stewart- Sailing

Song of the day: Primal Scream- Rocks

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This is one of the rare double A-side singles! The group Primal Scream released the single in 1994, with two songs (as usual), namely Rocks and Funky Jam. The single did good in the charts, reaching number 7 in the UK. The song was the first indication that Primal Scream was changing their style (the album from 1991 was more a dance album) and that they would rock more. Their inspiration were the Stones and the Faces, and the nice thing is that Rod Stewart (singer of the Faces) would later cover it. Let’s rock! Enjoy

Primal Scream- Rocks