1. Roderick David Stewart was born in one of London's most expensive suburbs, Highgate, in 1945. He was the youngest of five children, but tell me this - with what group was he FIRST associated as he began his singing career in rock music?
From Quiz Rod Stewart's Classy Classics
Answer: Cyril Davies and the All Stars
Rod Stewart was first "discovered" by a blues musician named John William "Long John" Baldry, of the All Stars, and it was he who gave Rod the moniker, "Rod The Mod" Stewart, due to his manner of dress and his spiked-up hair. During this time, Rod not only sang with the group, but went solo with some of his work as well.
Jeff Beck recruited Rod Stewart into his group in 1967, yet Rod admitted that the band's relationship was less than a friendly one, due to all the angst and animosity that had developed between the almost constantly changing members of the group. He later recalled: "It was a great band to sing with but I couldn't take all the aggravation and unfriendliness that developed.... In the two and a half years I was with Beck I never once looked him in the eye - I always looked at his shirt or something like that."
Later, Rod and another former Jeff Beck Group member, Ronnie Wood, joined up with the band known as The Faces (previously The Small Faces). After a tenure with them, Rod again struck out on his own, but maintained a good relationship with the group and even verbally mentioned the possibility of having a reunion tour with them in 2008, although that never materialized.