Sailing Ukulele Chords by Rod Stewart. The chords used for this song are C, Am, F, D7, Dm, and G. Change the key of the song for FREE if needed.
“Sailing” is a soulful ballad that has been associated with Rod Stewart since its release, though originally penned by Gavin Sutherland of the Sutherland Brothers in 1972. Stewart’s rendition, however, is the most well-known. Released in 1975 on his album “Atlantic Crossing,” Rod Stewart’s interpretation of the song brought it to prominence, capturing hearts with its evocative lyrics and serene melody, emphasizing themes of longing and return.
Rod Stewart’s “Sailing” became an instant classic in the UK, reaching the top of the charts and staying there for weeks. The song’s widespread popularity was boosted when it was used as the theme for a BBC documentary series about the HMS Ark Royal, further embedding it into the British cultural memory. While it achieved modest success in the United States, in the UK, it remains one of Stewart’s signature songs and is celebrated as a quintessential soft rock anthem of the 1970s.