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Cat Stevens’ “Wild World” covered on NBC’s The Voice

Tuesday night’s episode of NBC’s talent contest-style show “The Voice” included a performance of the Cat Stevens song “Wild World” performed by grad student Collin McLoughlin. His rendition won over three of the four judges during a blind audition. Judge … Continue reading

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Yusuf helps celebrate 50th Anniversary of A&M Records

Spinner reports on the 50th anniversary celebration of A&M Records, founded by Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss. Three exclusive interviews have been released with Yusuf (formerly Cat Stevens), Sting, and Peter Frampton. Yusuf talks about his near drowning off the … Continue reading

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Casting Call for Girls Like Us movie confirms Taylor Swift as Joni Mitchell

While an official announcement has yet to be made, a notice of auditions for Girls Like Us confirms rumors of pop-country star Taylor Swift being cast in the role of Joni Mitchell. Actress Alison Pill (Midnight in Paris, Milk) has … Continue reading

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Yusuf’s Moonshadow Musical closes

Yusuf‘s musical Moonshadow, based on the music of Cat Stevens, closed August 5 after a well received world premiere at The Princess Theatre in Melbourne, Australia. Broadway.com reports that it closed four weeks earlier than originally planned and that a … Continue reading

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What album should Yusuf/Cat Stevens perform in concert?

Yusuf’s Facebook Page wants to know: “Which album would you like Yusuf/Cat Stevens to perform in it’s entirety?” The following accompanies the open question: The post has gotten almost 3,000 comments, 2500 likes and over 300 shares. In scanning the … Continue reading

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Debut album of late Natasha relesed with Cat Stevens and Joni Mitchell covers

According to The Daily Mail, the debut album of Natasha Anastasiades, a childhood friend of the late Amy Winehouse, has debuted 7 years after the death of Natasha. The album, simply titled Natasha, contains two covers of note. The first … Continue reading

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The woman behind Cat Stevens’ Morning Has Broken

SusieQ42 takes a look at Eleanor Farjeon (or her Wikipedia page) to learn a little bit more about the woman that wrote the original Christian hymn “Morning Has Broken” in 1931. While it was originally paired with a traditional Gaelic … Continue reading

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