Concert vid: Rod Stewart - SAILING - Montreal, 2013 (smyle productions in HD). Happy B-Day Rod, 69 today.

via smyletube...A spectacular concert event! Featuring this extra song added just for the Montreal set list.
Tuneage: "Sailing" is a song written by Gavin Sutherland and recorded by The Sutherland Bros. Band (featuring the Sutherland Brothers Gavin and Iain). Released in June 1972, it can be found on their album 'Lifeboat' released in the same year.

Rod Stewart recorded the song at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Sheffield, Alabama, for his 1975 album Atlantic Crossing, and it was subsequently a number 1 hit in the UK in September 1975 for four weeks. The single returned to the UK top 10 a year later when used as the theme music for the BBC documentary series Sailor, about HMS Ark Royal. Having been a hit twice, it remains Stewart's biggest-selling single in the UK, with sales of over a million copies.

Venue: Montreal's Bell Center.
Date: December 14, 2013

Check out Rod's site:
Roderick David "Rod" Stewart, (born 10 January 1945) is a British rock singer-songwriter

of Scottish and English ancestry. He is one of the best selling music artists of all time, having sold over 100 million records worldwide.

In the UK, he has had six consecutive number one albums, 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.

With his distinctive raspy singing voice, Stewart came to prominence in the late 1960s and early
1970s with The Jeff Beck Group and then with the Faces. He launched his solo career in 1969 with his début album An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down (US:The Rod Stewart Album). His early albums were a fusion of rock, folk music, soul music and R&B. His aggressive blues work with The Jeff Beck Group and the Faces influenced heavy metal genres.
From the late 1970s through the 1990s, Stewart's music often took on a New Wave or soft rock/MOR quality, and in the early 2000s he
released a series of successful albums interpreting the Great American Songbook.

In 2008, Billboard magazine ranked him the 17th most successful artist on the "The Billboard
Hot 100 Top All-Time Artists". AGrammy 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. As a solo artist, Stewart was inducted into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994, the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2006 and was inducted a second time into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as a member of Faces, in 2012.

Awards and recognition:

·Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music, 1993.

· Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 1994 (as a solo artist.)

·Received the first ever Diamond Award from the World Music Awards for over 100 million records sold worldwide, 2001.

· Received a Legend Award from the World Music Awards.

· Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, 2005, Stardust ... The Great American Songbook Volume III.

· Inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame, 2006.

· According to Stewart, soul singer James Brown called him music's "best white soul

singer" in September 2006.

· Awarded CBE in 2007 New Year's Honours.

· Received the ASCAP Founders Awardin 2011.

· Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 2012 (as a member of Faces).

· To date, Stewart has received seven various Canadian Juno Award nominations.


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