Rod Stewart’s “Maggie May” is Arguably one of the Grooviest Songs of His Career

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Portrait CIRCA 1969: Rock singer Rod Stewart poses for a portrait in circa 1969. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

As many songs do, Rod Stewart’s song, Maggie May, has a back story and was written as a result of a personal experience. Songwriters, quite often, draw on personal experiences which have left some sort of emotional mark on their lives; some are good and some, not so good.