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Stewart wrote this after breaking up with Swedish actress Britt Ekland. They were married 1975-1978. Stewart said, "It wasn't totally about Britt... it could of been anybody I met in that period-and there were a lot of them." (thanks, Ant - Belleville, Canada)
The "Beardsley prints" is a reference to Aubrey Beardsley, a Victorian artist. It shows that the lady has very refined taste. Clearly, these art prints were not to Rod's taste, but the big breasted lady must have loved them. Quite sexual, but Rod likes flesh, not paper.
Collaborating with T Bone Burnett, Leslie Phillips changed her name and left her Christian label behind. Robert Plant, who recorded one of her songs on Raising Sand
, is a fan.
Julie Gold - "From A Distance"
Julie was a secretary at HBO when she thawed out her childhood piano (literally) and wrote the hit that changed her life.
Andy Powell of Wishbone Ash
The Wishbone Ash guitarist on how touring with The Who inspired one of their most enduring songs, and why they moved to America at the peak of their powers.
This all-female group of country rockers were on their way to stardom in the '00s, with a Starbucks deal and major label backing.