Maggie May
Rod Stewart
Stewart Rod 1971 Maggie May 45

Wake up Maggie
I think I've got something to say to you
It's late September
And I really should be back at school

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1971 for five weeks
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • No. 1 on the UK Singles chart in 1971 for five weeks
  • from Rod Stewart's third album, Every Picture Tells a Story (1971)
  • Rod Stewart: "...more or less a true story about the first woman I had sex with"
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • ranks #131 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • when the song was released, Stewart was still the lead singer of the Faces
  • the first of four Hot 100 No. 1 hits for Rod Stewart
  • mandolin: Ray Jackson, drums: Micky Waller
  • written by Rod Stewart and Faces guitarist Martin Quittenton
  • produced by Rod Stewart
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