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Yusuf to cover PROCOL HARUM and Edgar Winter

September 15, 2014

About a year ago, when we on Yusuf Islam, formerly Cat Stevens, recording an album with Rick Rubin producing and Richard Thompson adding guitar, it wasn’t known that the result would be a half-covers record. Yet is is. “Tell ‘Em … Continue reading

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Yusuf Islam ropes in Rick Rubin and Richard Thompson

October 16, 2013

Yusuf Islam, aka Cat Stevens, is quite partial to having a star guest on his record, what with Peter Gabriel adding flute to 1970’s “Mona Bone Jakon” or  singing on 2009’s “Roadsinger,” Yusuf’s latest album. For its follow-up it seems former Cat secured the participation of Rick … Continue reading

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