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List of Rod Stewart songs, ranked from best to worst by the Ranker community. Rod Stewart has been cranking out standards albums for the adult contemporary market for so long it's easy to forget he started out as one of the best R&B/Rock n Roll vocalists of his generation. On those first five albums nobody took songwriter's songs and gave them an impassioned reading like Stewart. He was pretty good at penning his own back them too. Toward the end of the '70s he moved over to the pop market where he stayed for the rest of his career with some enjoyable hits. But that first half-decade of his career is still a marvel.

This list gathers early classics like "Maggie May" and "Gasoline Alley" as well as latter day pop hits like "Passion" and "Downbound Train." If there's a Stewart song interpretation you think is missing or that we're giving his pop hits short shrift add songs of change the order as you please. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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Every Picture Tells a Story Every Picture Tells a Story

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23 6
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You Wear It Well Never a Dull Moment

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24 8
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You're in My Heart Foot Loose & Fancy Free

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34 17
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Maggie Mae Every Picture Tells a Story

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21 8
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Have I Told You Lately Vagabond Heart

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18 6
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First Cut Is the Deepest A Night on the Town

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20 8
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Da Ya Think I'm Sexy Blondes Have More Fun

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14 3
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Esavi added Stay With Me A Nod Is as Good as a Wink... To a Blind Horse

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15 5
Love Touch (Theme From Legal E... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rod Stewart Songs of All Time
Love Touch (Theme From Legal Eagles) Every Beat of My Heart

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13 4
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(I Know) I'm Losing You Every Picture Tells a Story

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22 13
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Forever Young Out of Order

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11 3
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I Don't Want to Talk About It Atlantic Crossing

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15 7
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Tonight's the Night A Night on the Town

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10 3
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Reason to Believe Every Picture Tells a Story

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11 4
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This Old Heart of Mine Atlantic Crossing

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13 6
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I Was Only Joking Foot Loose & Fancy Free

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24 17
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Young Turks Vagabond Heart, Tonight I'm Yours

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9 3
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Infatuation Vagabond Heart, Camouflage

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9 3
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Handbags and Gladrags The Rod Stewart Album

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11 5
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Downtown Train Vagabond Heart

21
11 6
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Passion Foolish Behaviour

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10 6
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10 6
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Some Guys Have All the Luck Vagabond Heart, Camouflage

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7 3
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Twistin' the Night Away Never a Dull Moment

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13 10
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Hot Legs Foot Loose & Fancy Free

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11 8
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Mandolin Wind Every Picture Tells a Story

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7 4
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Gasoline Alley Gasoline Alley

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6 4
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Cut Across Shorty Gasoline Alley

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3 1
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Jennifer Stone added Tonight I'm Yours (Don't Hurt Me) Tonight I'm Yours

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5 4
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That's All Right Every Picture Tells a Story

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5 4
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Country Comfort Gasoline Alley, Two in One 1969+1970

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4 3
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Tomorrow Is A Long Time Every Picture Tells a Story

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4 3
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I Wouldn't Ever Change a Thing An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down

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3 2
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Street Fighting Man An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down, Two in One 1969+1970

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5 5
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Seems Like a Long Time Every Picture Tells a Story

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4 4
You Put Something Better Insid... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Rod Stewart Songs of All Time

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3 3
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True Blue Never a Dull Moment

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3 3
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My Way of Giving Gasoline Alley

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3 3
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I'd Rather Go Blind Never a Dull Moment

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3 3
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Man of Constant Sorrow An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down, Two in One 1969+1970

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2 2
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An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down

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2 2
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divnasardelic added Italian Girls Never a Dull Moment

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3 4
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Lost Paraguayos Never a Dull Moment

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Angel Never a Dull Moment

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Angel Never a Dull Moment

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It's All Over Now Gasoline Alley, Two in One 1969+1970

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2 4
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Cindy's Lament An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down

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1 3
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Only a Hobo Gasoline Alley