20.000 x 24.000 x 1.500 inches
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Every Picture Tells A Story... Don't It
Painting - Acrylic Inks On Canvas
Every picture tells a story is another painting from PaintingsByDarren. Roderick David Stewart was born on 10 January 1945 at 507 Archway Road, Highgate, North London, the youngest of the five children of Robert Stewart and Elsie Gilbart. The family was also great fans of the singer Al Jolson and would sing and play his hits. Stewart collected his records and saw his films, read books about him, and was influenced by his performing style and attitude towards his audience. His introduction to rock and roll was hearing Little Richard's 1956 hit "The Girl Can't Help It" and seeing Bill Haley & His Comets in concert. His father bought him a guitar in January 1959; the first song he learned was the folk tune "It Takes a Worried Man to Sing a Worried Song" and the first record he bought was Eddie Cochran's "C'mon Everybody". In early 1962, Stewart joined The Ray Davies Quartet, later known as the successful British band The Kinks, as their lead singer. He had known three of their members at William Grimshaw School and at the time, Ray Davies was uncomfortable with the lead vocalist role. He performed with the group on at least one occasion, but was soon dropped due to complaints about his voice from then-drummer John Start's mother as well as musical differences with the band and (as Pete Quaife later recalled) Davies' fear that Stewart would take over.This detailed painting would make a great gift for any music lover and would look great in the den or home bar.
This painting has been featured in the following groups:
FAA- Artist News- 03/27/2013
FAA- Paintings- 03/28/2013
March 27th, 2013
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