Redeeming Rod

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Redeeming Rod: Once in a Blue Moon

A lost Rod Stewart album...from the '90s? It's gotta be awful, right? Not so fast, says Matthew Bolin....

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Redeeming Rod: Soulbook, the Faces, and Further Nails in the Coffin

One minute, twenty-two seconds. That’s how long Rod Stewart’s new album, Soulbook, actually gave me some hope that it might be...

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Redeeming Rod: The Faces Reunion

As you may have heard by now, Rod Stewart confirmed last week that all the surviving members of his old band, the Faces (including current...

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Redeeming Rod: “Broken Arrow” (1991)

Rod Stewart’s 1991 cover of Robbie Robertson’s “Broken Arrow” (download) is perhaps the biggest hit that I’ll...

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Redeeming Rod: “Leave Virginia Alone” (1995)

The first single from Rod Stewart’s album A Spanner in the Works, the Tom Petty composition “Leave Virgina Alone,” could...

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Redeeming Rod: “If We Fall in Love Tonight” (1996)

In 1996, Rod Stewart released a collection of his ballads over the years, entitled If We Fall In Love Tonight. Or rather, Warner Brothers...

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Redeeming Rod: “Twistin’ the Night Away” (1987)

Hollywood, 1986. Fade in. The scene is an executive’s office. Exec: So what’s the pitch? Producer: Okay, Martin Short is this...

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Reedeeming Rod: “People Get Ready” (1985)

One of the initial comments I received the on first “Redeeming Rod” guessed the subject matter of this post, so I guess I can...

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Redeeming Rod: Prologue

Welcome to the first in a series of posts designed to promote the music of Rod Stewart from the 1980s and onward. We begin...