On this day in 1971 Rod Stewart's album "Every Picture Tells A Story", featuring one of the Greatest Songs of All Time, "Maggie May", went Gold.  It went Platinum in January of 1995.

Here's Rod performing the song in '71:

I love 'Maggie May', but his version of this classic Temptations track may be my favorite on the album:

Here's the original track listing:

1. Every Picture Tells A Story
2. Seems Like A Long Time
3. That's All Right
4. Tomorrow Is A Long Time
5. Maggie May
6. Mandolin Wind
7. (I Know) I'm Losing You
8. (Find A) Reason To Believe