I Wouldn't Ever Change a Thing

Album: An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down (1970)

Songfacts®:

  • This track from Rod Stewart's first solo album is shot through with a sense of time passing.

    It's funny you know when you sit down
    And think about what you had
    About the friends you used to know
    What happened, where did they all go
    Can you remember happy hours


    Stewart told Uncut in a 2018 interview: "As I remember, I was writing about a life well lived, but I was only in my 20s. I'd seen a lot, I guess. But there was a lot more to come as well."
  • This features Keith Emerson of The Nice on organ and a vocal contribution from Lou Reizner. The producer of Stewart's first two albums An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down and Gasoline Alley, Reizner also signed Rod Stewart to his first solo contract.

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