I wish mum and dad were here, says Sir Rod 'on cloud nine' over knighthood
Singer Sir Rod Stewart has said he wished his parents were there to see him receive a knighthood, as the Duke of Cambridge congratulated him at Buckingham Palace.
The 71-year-old, accompanied by his wife, Penny Lancaster, and their two sons, Alastair, 10, and five-year-old Aiden, was given the honour in recognition of his services to music and charity.
He said he was "on cloud nine" after receiving the award from William on Tuesday.
Wearing tartan trousers, Stewart said of meeting the Duke: "We talked about music and he said 'It's great that you're still going' and I said: 'I... read more
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