I am sailing song – Rod Stewart

Who is the original singer of Sailing?

„Sailing“ is a song composed by Gavin Sutherland of the Sutherland Brothers in 1972, best known as a 1975 international hit for Rod Stewart.
Sailing (Sutherland Brothers song)

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Songwriter(s) Gavin Sutherland
Producer(s) Muff Winwood
The Sutherland Bros. Band singles chronology

When was sailing by Rod Stewart a hit?


The singer-songwriter who helped compose Sir Rod Stewart’s famous 1975 hit song Sailing has died. Iain Sutherland and his brother Gavin recorded the song in 1972 before it became a worldwide hit for Sir Rod.

Where was sailing by Rod Stewart filmed?

Port of Dublin

Read all. The first music video for „Sailing“ was filmed in the Port of Dublin and also featured footage shot on the major Dublin thoroughfare Moore Street: featuring Stewart and his partner Britt Ekland, the video aired on the Top of the Pops broadcast of 28 August 1975.

Does Christopher Cross like Sailing?

These days, Cross hasn`t given up sailing completely–he still takes his boat out now and then in the waters around Santa Monica, Calif., where he now lives–but his current passion is something a bit faster-paced: auto racing.

Did Christopher Cross really sail?

That night he would take home five Grammys in total. Three of the awards that night were for his introspective hit, „Sailing,“ which (according to Cross) isn’t actually about sailing. „I picked sailing as a metaphor because I used to do some sailing with an older kind of ‚Big Brother‘ person in my life,“ he said.