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
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
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
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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Tagged Can't Keep It In, Cat Stevens, Edith and the Kingpin, Joni Mitchell, Natasha, Natasha Anastasi, Natasha Anastasiades, Yusuf, Yusuf Islam
Tomorrow is the birthday of Yusuf Islam (formerly Cat Stevens, and formerly efore that Steven Georgiou). Dangerous Minds recently ran a piece by Peter Choyce of KXLU on why it’s time we forgive Yusuf for that unfortunate Salmon Rushdie fatwa … Continue reading
Debuting last month, here is a TV commercial spot that has been airing to promote Yusuf’s Moonshadow: The Musical, featuring the songs of Cat Stevens: The show is playing for 12 weeks only at The Princess Theatre in Melbourne, Australia.
Yusuf Islam appeared on the Australian Today show last week for an interview with Richard Wilkins to discuss Moonshadow: A Musical Fantasy, set to debut at Melbourne’s Princess Theater on May 31. Watch the interview here.
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Tagged Cat Stevens, Melbourne, Microsoft, Moonshadow: A Musical Fantasy, MSN, Princess Theatre, Richard Wilkins, Today, Yusuf, Yusuf Islam