SHOW BUSINESS & TV: Tired Rooster

When English Rock Superstar Rod Stewart travels in his executive jet, he takes along a retinue of 43 musicians, managers and publicists who indulge his every whim. When he arrives, he is met by a cozily appointed limousine and, invariably, an assortment of cozily appointed groupies. His singles like Maggie May and albums like Sing It Again, Rod (his latest, with 700,000 sales in two months) are regular chartbusters. He derives enough additional money from concerts (a recent month-long tour of the U.S. grossed $500,000) to qualify easily for millionaire status. When he...

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