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Every Picture Tells a Story
Rod Stewart
Every Picture Tells a Story
Genres: Country, Folk, Pop, Rock, Classic Rock, Metal
 
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Once upon a time, Rod Stewart was not vamping indiscriminately about "Hot Legs" and asking "D'ya Think I'm Sexy?" He was a singer with a gravel-voice approximation of Sam Cooke and excellent taste in cover material. Here, ...  more »

      
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All Artists: Rod Stewart
Title: Every Picture Tells a Story
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Island / Mercury
Original Release Date: 1/1/1971
Re-Release Date: 3/31/1998
Album Type: Original recording reissued, Original recording remastered
Genres: Country, Folk, Pop, Rock, Classic Rock, Metal
Styles: Adult Contemporary, Singer-Songwriters, Oldies, Vocal Pop, Folk Rock, Album-Oriented Rock (AOR)
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 731455806021

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Once upon a time, Rod Stewart was not vamping indiscriminately about "Hot Legs" and asking "D'ya Think I'm Sexy?" He was a singer with a gravel-voice approximation of Sam Cooke and excellent taste in cover material. Here, he's toned down with folksy covers of Tim Hardin ("Reason to Believe"), Bob Dylan ("Tomorrow is Such a Long Time"), and Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup (via Elvis, "That's All Right Mama"). He tops his interpretive abilities with two originals that have since become standards ("Maggie May, " "Every Picture Tells A Story"). Quite a different Rod from the one the world has come to know. --Rob O'Connor

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