Category Archives: Cat Stevens / Yusuf

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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Polls could be fun

It looks like we’ve finally hit that late Summer slowdown. Jackson Browne and James Taylor have wrapped up their Summer tours. Yusuf’s Moonshadow musical closed. Carole King’s marketing blitz for her book and album of demos has winded down. Carly … 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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WODZ 96.1′s Zach shares Top 5 Favorite Cat Stevens songs

Central New York’s “oldiez” station WODZ 96.1 has a blog up about one of their DJ’s 5 favorite Cat Stevens songs, and it’s nice to see the more obscure “I’ve Got a Thing About Seeing My Grandson Grow Old” land … Continue reading

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Yusuf (Cat Stevens) recognizes Month of Ramadan

The following message written by Yusuf Islam (formerly Cat Stevens) was posted to his website and the Yusuf / Cat Stevens Facebook Page on Thursday to recognize Ramadan: The Messenger of God (peace and blessings be upon him) said that … Continue reading

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