Rod Stewart performs live for fans amid coronavirus pandemic
Rod Stewart has performed for awestruck fans from the comfort of his home in Florida over the Easter weekend.
The 75-year-old sat alongside his daughter Ruby, 32, to undergo his #TogetherAtHome performance to raise money for the World Health Organisation and Global Citizen.
“Hello everybody, this is Rod and Ruby from sunny Florida wishing everybody a happy Easter,” Rod said in the video via Facebook livestream.
“We’re going to try and entertain you for 20 minutes … it’s going to be absolutely chaotic because neither of us play the guitar, but we’re going to do our best.”
Both Rod and his daughter sang sweetly for the camera, and moved around their living room from the couch to the piano.View this post on Instagram
Together they performed in perfect harmony some of Rod’s greatest hits including When I Was Younger, Swing Lol, Dirty Old Town and Sweet Chariot.
The pair took breaks between each song to chat with fans and dance together, as well as give a special hello from the family pet Ziggy.
The father daughter duo also welcomed other members of the Stewart family including Penny Lancaster and their 14-year-old son Alastair to perform one of Rod’s most beloved songs Forever Young as the brilliant concert came to a close.View this post on Instagram
“Thank you to all the health care workers worldwide for putting their lives at risk to care for others. God bless you. We’ll pay you back somehow, we have to,” Rod said.
Rod celebrated his 75th birthday milestone this year in hospital while recovering from a knee replacement surgery.
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Penny shared a sweet message alongside a photograph of her hubby, writing:
“Roddy is doing remarkably well after his knee replacement surgery on Tuesday (so well that the naughty boy keeps trying to walk without his crutches).
“Luckily he is being discharged today to celebrate his 75th tonight and home this weekend to see the boys play football!”
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