Thursday, January 18, 2007
Rod Stewart: Handbags and Gladrags 
written by one-time Manfred Mann lead singer Mike d'Abo, who also plays piano on the track
from the LP An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down
Released as a single in 1969, "Handbags" was re-released in January of '72 and went to #42 in the U.S. and #25 in Canada.
The song was originally recorded by Chris Farlowe, whose version made it to #33 on the UK charts in November of '67.
Also, what is a "gladrag"?