SMILER magazine 97


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The Rod Stewart years 1967-69
From the so far unpublished autobiography by Mike d’Abo – Mike tells the story of Rod and the build up to his first solo album.

It was 50 years ago today
Paul Sexton is a music journalist and broadcaster for such outlets as the Sunday Times, BBC Radio 2, Billboard, the FT, Emirates Airlines and Virgin Atlantic.
He wrote the original version of this article as a contributor to, operated by Universal Music Group, which celebrates the world’s most influential music, and the artists that create it. Paul tweaked it to make it the perfect opener for this very special 50th anniversary of Rod’s first solo album edition of SMILER.

Can you remember happy hours spent drinkin’ and thinkin’
The memories of his first album by Sir Rod.

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