Best Rod Stewart Songs


The Top Ten

1 Maggie May

I really like Brighton Beach... It is sort of the prequel to I Was Only Joking. Maybe the second best song he's ever written.

Best song he did, very up beat

Rod is the best singer song writer I've been following him for 40 years

Never ever ever tire

2 Sailing

What a great song with powerful lyrics!

Best song ever!

Should only include Rod Stewart selfpenned song in my opinion. - phr

Beatiful and classic song from the artist, good and professional concert facitily for rod stewart in future, could be horsens musicart city in denmark

3 Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?

That thumping bass is so disco. I'm not a big fan of disco, but this song is great. It is sexy but not over the top or done in a tasteless way. - Coatsy

My favorite song from Sir Rod Stewart! I absolutely love this amazing man! I'm collecting all his original record albums. It has a great beat you can easily dance to.

Tempo of this song is too good... It deserves number one spot!

Great song for lovers! Needs to be higher on the list!

4 Every Picture Tells a Story

Songs like this are the reason I hated the break up of the Stewart -Wood song writing team.

Rod wrote this fantastic song in 1970. - phr

No one spun rock from soul like the Faces doing I'm loosing you. Who doesn't like Stewart covering Dylan. What a heartfelt soulful tune is Mandolin wind? I would much rather hear Stewarts version of that's Alright than Elvis's. Every LP tells a story don't it!

5 Handbags and Gladrags

One of the most beautiful songs I've heard. Can't explain. It just hits me in the heart.

6 The First Cut is the Deepest

Followed by 'I don't want to talk about it' and 'Young Turks'.

7 Hot Legs
8 The Killing of Georgie
9 Young Turks

Best Rod Stewart song I've heard. I think this song should be number 1. - TisonRockit

Best song of Rod Stewart in my opinion

This song will free your heart

Best song so far

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10 I Don't Want to Talk About It

Horrible list - hot legs is possibly the worst song ever recorded. Sailing and First Cut are classics but I'll go this one.

This is such a good song about love.

I'd make a comment but I don't wanna talk about it. - Billyv

Absolute favorite. Crushing and emotional. Poignant and poetic!

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The Contenders

11 You're in My Heart

This song appeared in my dream last night, beautifully sung to me by someone whose face was masked by a veil. It was quite surreal but lovely. Thank you; whoever you are. - Britgirl

12 Reason to Believe
13 Stay With Me

I know it's technically the faces not Stewart but come on this should be number 2

In the morning don't say you love me
'Cause you know I'll only kick you out the door
And I know her name is Rita, but her perfume smells sweeter
Since last I saw you down on the floor

If this Faces song counts, I think it's up there with Maggie.

14 Forever Young

I. Love. This. Song. The little. Boy. Is. So. Cute.

15 Infatuation
16 Baby Jane

Without any doubt, the best song of Rod Stewart

Is the Better song From Rod

My favourite, can't believe its no. 20

17 Tonight's the Night

It is the best song

18 I Was Only Joking


19 Rhythm of My Heart

I really like this song and the video of it too, Its AWESOME!

20 This Old Heart of Mine
21 Have I Told You Lately

Great song that I have been heard since I was young.

Great love song, timeless.

A beautiful piece of music and history.

Classic Denver

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22 Love Touch
23 You Wear It Well

Follow up number one to Maggie May and in my opinion better of the two

How is this song not on here...

This needs to be much, much higher on this list.

24 What Am I Gonna Do?

How is this not in the top 10!?!

25 Mandolin Wind
26 All for Love
27 Downtown Train
28 Every Beat of My Heart
29 Cut Across Shorty

Another example how Rod could take a great song and make it greater, even make it his own.

30 Tom Traubert's Blues

THE definitive version - as good as any of his covers from the Mercury years.

One of my all time Rod Stewart favorites. How can this be so far down the list?

31 Some Guys Have All the Luck

Best song believe me.. Vocals... Music... Lyrics awesome!

Should be much further up the list!

32 If We Fall in Love Tonight
33 Tonight I'm Yours
34 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
35 Only a Hobo

One of my all time favorite Dylan covers! Rips at your heart strings...

36 Angel
37 Street Fighting Man
38 Ain't Love a Bitch
39 How Long?
40 The Motown Song
41 Ooh la La
42 Baby, It's Cold Outside
43 When We Were the New Boys
44 Farewell
45 Passion
46 Gasoline Alley

Always love this song

47 Never Give Up On a Dream

An amazing song from Rod. Watch the video and listen, you won't disagree.

48 In a Broken Dream

There's an even better version on YouTube featuring David Gilmour and John Paul Jones. - BrianScott01

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Top Remixes

1. Sailing
2. Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?
3. Handbags and Gladrags
1. Hot Legs
2. Reason to Believe
3. Sailing


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