Yusuf Islam

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Newham Recorder
Newham singer Linda Lewis celebrates 50 years in the music industryhim at the time,” Linda said. “He was androgynous and aware of his sexuality.
Newham Recorder / Posted 18 hours ago
him at the time,” Linda said. “He was androgynous and aware of his sexuality. “Cat Stevens (a 60s singer also known as Yusuf Islam) was also there and he actually wrote ‘The Old School Yard’ for me.” Linda's house mates included Marc Bolan who... Read more
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Pilipino Star
First cut is deepestCat Stevens in 1965 but not released as a record until two years later. The son
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
Cat Stevens in 1965 but not released as a record until two years later. The song was recorded by Stevens (also known as Yusuf Islam), P. P. Arnold in 1967, Keith Hampshire in 1973, Rod Stewart in 1976 and Sheryl Crow in 2003. To prove its... Read more
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The Irish Times
Terence Trent D’Arby’s identity change: ‘It was that or death’a benign version of D’Arby. Just because his new surname has Buddhist connotati
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
a benign version of D’Arby. Just because his new surname has Buddhist connotations, this isn’t Cat Stevens morphing into Yusuf Islam. “The brusque, bold, audacious fucker – that was me,” he says, but he still is, even if the old energy goes in... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Secrets of the Liverpool to London train - what's it like to cook breakfast at 125mph?to their favourites. Train manager John Owens says his favourite celebrity enc
Liverpool Echo / Posted 22 days ago
to their favourites. Train manager John Owens says his favourite celebrity encounter was with Cat Stevens – now known as Yusuf Islam. He said: “I said ‘You’re the image of Cat Stevens’ and he said ‘That’s because I am’! “I sat with him and... Read more
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Billboard
Foo Fighters Charging Towards U.K. No. 1 With 'Concrete and Gold'Turks Recordings) andLoyle Carner (Yesterday’s Gone up 144-91 via AMF). Meanwh
Billboard / Posted 27 days ago
Turks Recordings) andLoyle Carner (Yesterday’s Gone up 144-91 via AMF). Meanwhile, Yusuf, the artist formerly known as Yusuf Islam and Cat Stevens, could score his first top 10 album in eight years with The Laughing Apple (Decca), which starts... Read more
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The Forward
The Secret Jewish History of Cat Stevens RevisitedHe would have had no idea, however, where it would lead. In short order, Steven
The Forward / Posted 28 days ago
He would have had no idea, however, where it would lead. In short order, Stevens became a Muslim, changed his name to Yusuf Islam, fulfilled his contractual obligations to his record label, said goodbye to his career as Cat Stevens, auctioned... Read more
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The Forward
The Secret Jewish History of Cat StevensHe would have had no idea, however, where it would lead. In short order, Steven
The Forward / Posted 28 days ago
He would have had no idea, however, where it would lead. In short order, Stevens became a Muslim, changed his name to Yusuf Islam, fulfilled his contractual obligations to his record label, said goodbye to his career as Cat Stevens, auctioned... Read more
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Gulf News
Yusuf Islam taps classic sound in new albumsense of foreboding runs through Blackness of the Night, the opening track from
Gulf News / Posted 30 days ago
sense of foreboding runs through Blackness of the Night, the opening track from The Laughing Apple, the new album by Yusuf Islam, aka Cat Stevens.“In the blackness of the night I seem to wander endlessly, with a hope burning out deep inside,”... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Yusuf/Cat Stevens taps classic sound in new 'The Laughing Apple' albumthree decades earlier — en route to a planned recording session in Nashville be
Los Angeles Times / Posted a month ago
three decades earlier — en route to a planned recording session in Nashville because the name he took after converting, Yusuf Islam, was similar to one on a federal Do Not Fly list assembled after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. He was... Read more

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