Richard slams Stewart for stealing act

January 13th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Jan 13 (IANS) British singer Cliff Richard made fun of singer Rod Stewart for stealing from his song released almost 50 years ago.According to, Richard is reuniting with his band The Shadows for a tour later this year.

He said: “I chose all the big songs for the upcoming tour and for a couple I want to tell the public — Did you realise I sang those songs before Rod Stewart did?”

Richard said he liked Rod’s Songbook albums - four of which were released between 2002 and 2005.

“Then I suddenly realised that in 1962 I had done similar kind of material with the Norrie Paramor Orchestra. Sorry Rod!”

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