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“Never Give Up On A Dream” – Rod Stewart

Rod’s work has had many phases and I’ve always enjoyed listening to where his muse is taking him next. This particular song, “Never Give Up On A Dream” isn’t well known, but is one of my favorites. It was written in 1980 and celebrates the gallant efforts of Terry Fox – a young man with cancer who attempted to run across Canada on one good leg as he struggled with his disease. Sadly, he passed away shortly thereafter. As always is the case you can hear when Rod is truly inspired (as many of us rightfully were at the time). He is truly in his element. Like all good songs, the lyrics transcend the original motivation and resonate on a higher level. Continue reading

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“Maggie May” – Rod Stewart (and Ronnie Wood)

When I think of Rod Stewart it always conjures up happy memories from my childhood. Two of my older sisters were big fans and his music was a regular part of the musical background growing up. It was always clear to me that Rod loved what he was doing. You couldn’t help but get in a good mood yourself when listening. I’ve been fortunate to see him perform many times live. You always end up dancing, singing and having a good time. Continue reading

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