Before his current hit album, Rod Stewart scrapped an all-star duet project: “I sort of prefer my versions”

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Rod Stewart is riding high with his 30th studio album, Blood Red Roses, which has debuted at #1 in his native U.K. But if things had gone as originally planned, the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer would have ended up releasing a completely different album.

In 2015, rapper A$AP Rocky sampled Stewart’s vocals from a song he recorded in 1970 and turned it into a track called “Everyday.” After the success of that song, The Los Angeles Times reports, Rod’s manager and record company decided that it’d be …read more