Sing It Again Rod

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Sing It Again Rod
Compilation album by Rod Stewart
Released 10 August 1973
Genre Rock, pop, folk rock, white soul
Label Mercury
Producer Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart chronology
Never a Dull Moment
(1972)
Sing It Again Rod
(1973)
Smiler
(1974)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau B+[2]
Rolling Stone (favorable)[3]

Sing It Again Rod is Rod Stewart’s first compilation album, released in 1973. The album is notable for its Peter Corriston-designed die-cut album sleeve (shaped like a glass of whisky, and through which a smiling Stewart can be seen).[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Reason to Believe" (Tim Hardin)
  2. "You Wear It Well" (Rod Stewart, Martin Quittenton)
  3. "Mandolin Wind" (Rod Stewart)
  4. "Country Comforts" (Elton John, Bernie Taupin)
  5. "Maggie May" (Rod Stewart, Martin Quittenton)
  6. "Handbags and Gladrags" (Mike D'Abo)
  7. "Street Fighting Man" (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards)
  8. "Twisting the Night Away" (Sam Cooke)
  9. "Lost Paraguayos" (Rod Stewart, Ron Wood)
  10. "(I Know) I'm Losing You" (Norman Whitfield, Eddie Holland, Cornelius Grant)
  11. "Pinball Wizard" (from the rock opera Tommy, 1914-1984) (Pete Townshend)
  12. "Gasoline Alley" (Rod Stewart, Ron Wood)

Credits[edit]

  • Album design - "Shakey Pete Corriston" (Peter Corriston)
  • Photography - Cosimo Scianna, Emerson, Loew and Steve Azzara

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Year Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[5] 1973 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ Robert Christgau Consumer Guide
  3. ^ Landau, Jon (1973-08-17). "Sing It Again Rod". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2007-12-26. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  4. ^ story behind the cover photographs by Azzara, from tralfaz-archives website
  5. ^ "Number 1 Albums – 1970s". The Official Charts Company. Archived from the original on 9 February 2008. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
Preceded by
We Can Make It by Peters and Lee
UK number-one albums
1 - 15 September 1973
Succeeded by
Goat's Head Soup by The Rolling Stones