1. Stay away from the window
2. Stay away from the back door too
3. Disconnect the telephone line
4. Relax baby, and draw the blind.
After drawing us in with these helpful words of instruction, and following a bit of mucking around, Rod Stewart eventually got to a chorus where he trilled ‘Tonight’s the Night!’ followed by ‘It’s gonna be alright’. It was 1976. We can dig what he was saying. It’s exciting. We feel it too.
Whilst of course it’s foolish to assume that Rod the Mod had invested his latest advance from Warner Brothers into a time machine that could travel into the future, it’s also not impossible to speculate that he may have been speaking about Presentation Night.…Read full story