Rod Stewart could have been mistaken for Del Boy’s double when he stepped off a plane in New York
The legendary rocker sported a sheepskin coat and checked flat cap – just like David Jason’s character in BBC sitcom Only Fools And Horses.
But that’s where the resemblance ended as the 72-year-old completed his outfit with a Celtic FC bag.
Millwall is more likely to have had the Peckham trader’s support.
Sir Rod flew in to the US to publicise his upcoming 18-gig tour, which is planned for the summer.
Alongside Time After Time singer Cyndi Lauper, he will play at venues across the country, including in Florida, Alabama, New York and Texas.
Lauper, 63, said of the tour: “For me honestly… it’s like a bucket list thing.
The legendary rocker sported a sheepskin coat and checked flat cap
“I’m trying to do everything that I didn’t do, and singing with Sir Rod is a big deal to me because when I started, I was singing his songs.
For me honestly… it’s like a bucket list thing
Cyndi Lauper (on touring with Sir Rod)
“I was in the shower trying to squeeze my voice together so that could sound like him. And the fact that he has longevity and that he’s a real musician and that he really is committed, it’s kind of great”.
A sheepish Sir Rod this week told of his embarrassment at a gig at Jones Beach Theatre when he tried to encourage disabled people to dance.
Sir Rod Stewart knighted at Buckingham Palace
Wed, October 12, 2016
The hitmaker received the honour for his services to music and charity from the Duke of Cambridge while supported by his wife Penny Lancaster as well as their two sons, Alastair, 10, and five-year-old Aiden.
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Cyndi Lauper is supporting Sir Rod on his upcoming tour
He said: “There was a section of the crowd not up clapping. I jumped down into the audience and just as I got close to them, I realised it was the disabled section. I felt terrible. I was down there at first going, ‘Come on’.
But he added: “They all laughed and thought it was funny.”