On the Record: Jun. 6, 1983

"I'm very proud of the pint of Scottish blood in me," says Rod Stewart, 38, something of an expert on pints. "I'd give anything for a true Scots accent." The son of a Scottish-born laborer, Stewart gargles with a working-class London rasp that will never fool them in the Highlands, but his recently tailored kilt (Stewart clan) would certainly baffle the groupies in Bel-Air. His tartan roots have the rock star a wee bit nervous about playing Glasgow during his current seven-month, 51-city world tour. "It's my heritage," says Stewart. "That's where I have...

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