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"Maggie May" is a song written by singer Rod Stewart and Martin Quittenton and recorded by Stewart in 1971 for his album Every Picture Tells a Story. Most versions of "Maggie May" incorporate a 30-second solo guitar intro, "Henry", composed by Martin Quittenton.

"Maggie May" expresses the ambivalence and contradictory emotions of a young man involved in a relationship with an older woman, and was written from Stewart's own experience. In the January, 2007 issue of Q magazine… read more

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Wake up, Maggie I think I got something to say to you
It's late September and I really should be back at school
I know I keep you amused, but I feel I'm being used
Oh, Maggie, I couldn't have tried any more

Rod Stewart - Maggie May Lyrics


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  • Brill. singer and song.
  • Magical!
  • just wake up now maggie
  • ~♪~ (-。-; ~♪!!!~♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸❤¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪~~   (゚o゚;;
  • yep
  • love this one. peace love and light
  • One of my TOP 20 songs of all time, and Rod's best song by a mile. :) Brilliant song about youth and male fragility. One of the most unique classic love songs ever written.
  • Like BlueOclock said, I ever get tired of this one either, no matter how many times I've heard it.
  • Typjcal bitch! Good good tune though.
  • And YES, I KNOW it's a metaphor. Before some kid comes along and tries to correct me. :/

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