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  Majicat - Cat Stevens Scrapbook
If you are fan of Vinyl Records, Cat Stevens and/or Harold and Maude, this is a must have.
CAT Stevens’ amazing 1967 UK tour with The Walker Brothers, Jimi Hendrix and Engelbert Humperdinck, is one of the highlights of a new book about the touring days of the 1960s.
Cat Stevens, the British-born former pop star who changed his name to Yusuf Islam when he converted to the Muslim faith.
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  Cat Stevens
Cat Stevens, born Steve Georgiou in London, England, July 21, 1947, was the son of a Greek father and a Swedish mother.
Stevens became so successful as an albums artist that, even though his next couple of albums did not generate big hit singles, they were still big sellers: "Catch Bull at Four" (1972) went to #1 and "Foreigner" (1973) reached #3.
Cat Stevens was no more, and as Yusuf Islam, he has been quoted as saying that he had written the record companies asking them to stop selling his music.
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  Cat Stevens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cat Stevens (born Steven Demetre Georgiou on July 21, 1948), now known as Yusuf Islam, is a British musician, singer-songwriter and a prominent convert to Islam.
Steven Georgiou was the third child of a Greek-Cypriot father (Stavros Georgiou) and a Swedish mother (Ingrid Wickman).
Cat Stevens was nominated to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005 but was not voted in.
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 Cat Stevens - Music Downloads - Online
Bio: Cat Stevens, born Steven Demetre Georgiou, was the son of a Swedish mother and a Greek father who ran a restaurant in London.
Stevens was hailed as one of the most important figures in the currently popular folk-rock singer/songwriter trend, along with James Taylor, Carole King, and others.
By 1973, Stevens was again beginning to show signs of the strain of being a pop star, even if he didn't become physically ill. For tax reasons, he left the U.K. for a year and moved to Brazil, but he donated the money he would have paid in taxes to charity.
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 VH1.com : Cat Stevens (Yusuf) : Biography - Urge Music Downloads
Cat Stevens, born Steven Demetre Georgiou, was the son of a Swedish mother and a Greek father who ran a restaurant in London.
Stevens contributed new and old songs to the film Harold and Maude, a fl comedy that became a cult success after its release in 1972, though no soundtrack album was released.
By 1973, Stevens was again beginning to show signs of the strain of being a pop star, even if he didn't become physically ill. For tax reasons, he left the U.K. for a year and moved to Brazil, but he donated the money he would have paid in taxes to charity.
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 Cat Stevens   (Site not responding. Last check: )
His legacy as Cat Stevens is a considerable catalogue of timeless songs, many destined to become classics.
Stevens was the master of this genre and produced a wealth of simplistic, yet beautiful songs.
Stevens was at his sharpest with his posing numbers that hinted of dubiety, religion and scepticism.
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 Cat Stevens MP3 Downloads - Cat Stevens Music Downloads - Cat Stevens Music Videos   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Stevens was hailed as one of the most important figures in the currently popular folk-rock singer/songwriter trend, along with James Taylor, Carole King, and others.
By 1973, Stevens was again beginning to show signs of the strain of being a pop star, even if he didn't become physically ill. For tax reasons, he left the U.K. for a year and moved to Brazil, but he donated the money he would have paid in taxes to charity.
Stevens contributed new and old songs to the film Harold and Maude, a fl comedy that became a cult success after its release in 1972, though no soundtrack album was released.
www.mp3.com /cat-stevens/artists/4758/summary.html   (2511 words)

  
 Majicat - Cat Stevens Scrapbook - 1974 Anthrology Songbook
As such, in the opinion of many, Cat Stevens is one of the most brilliant and worthwhile talents to have emerged on the music scene in Britain in recent years.
Cat Stevens was born in London 23 years ago, ~he son of a Greek father and Swedish mother.
Stevens work has always had two underlying qualities which have, over the past year, become even more marked, The first is his lyricism - a quality which has always set him apart from other British songwriters.
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 Cat Stevens Record Album Vinyl
Cat Stevens (born Stephen Demetre Georgiou on July 21, 1948, and now named Yusuf Islam) is best known for his tenure as a popular British singer-songwriter.
At the outset of his musical career, Georgiou adopted the Cat Stevens moniker after a friend noted his eyes resembled those of a cat's.
As Cat Stevens, he sold forty million albums, mostly in the 1960s and 1970s.
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 Cat Stevens Gold - review of Cat Stevens' new album featuring Indian Ocean
Cat Stevens is one of those figures you hear about occasionally and it's always within a strange context that's not quite plausible and reads like a spoof from The Onion.
From 60's pop to 70's folk twinged with rock, Cat Stevens, along with other troubadours like Donovan and Leonard Cohen, blends pop and folk in a way that hasn't been repeated since their big heyday.
In the end though, Stevens' message of peace and love is timely, and let's hope he's removed from the no-fly list soon.
www.plume-noire.com /music/releases/catstevens.html   (223 words)

  
 CNN.com - Detained Cat Stevens heading home - Sep 22, 2004
Islam, formerly Cat Stevens, addresses 2003 annual meeting of the Islamic Society of North America.
Cat Stevens heads back to London after being taken off a plane due to terror concerns.
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The singer formerly known as Cat Stevens was making his way back to London Wednesday after being taken off a diverted trans-Atlantic flight by U.S. officials.
www.cnn.com /2004/US/09/22/plane.diverted.stevens   (844 words)

  
 Cat Stevens : Rolling Stone
The former Cat Stevens detained and deported from Israeli airport
Cat Stevens was one of several post-folk-pop innocents who came along in the early Seventies and were immensely comforting at the time.
Cat Stevens was one of the most successful singer/songwriters of the first half of the '70s, and several of his soft, romantic, and sometimes mystical singles were Top 10 hits.
www.rollingstone.com /artists/catstevens   (167 words)

  
 Cat Stevens' newsgroup alt.music.cat-stevens homepage
Cat Stevens, born Stephen Demetre Georgiou, on July 21, 1948, in London, was the son of a Swedish mother and a Greek father who ran a restaurant.
With that, Stevens suddenly became a major star in the U.S. Tea for the Tillerman reached the Top Ten and went gold; Mona Bone Jakon finally reached the charts (it was belatedly certified gold in 1976); and Deram reissued Matthew and Son and New Masters as a two-LP set, which also charted.
Stevens was hailed as one of the most important figures in the currently popular folk-rock singer-songwriter trend, along with James Taylor, Carole King, and others.
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 Amazon.com: Cat Stevens: Music: Cat Stevens   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There is a history about Cat Stevens and a chronological order of his life by year beginning with his birth in 1948.
Cat Stevens has one of the sweetest voices in music, and has written some of the most thoughtful songs.
If I ever hear of a Cat Stevens song I wish I had, chances are, all I have to do is look more closely at the title listings, and it'll probably turn out that I now have it.
www.amazon.com /Cat-Stevens/dp/B00005QXY9   (1345 words)

  
 The Biography Channel - Cat Stevens Biography
Cat Stevens was born Stephen Demetre Georgiou in 1948, to a Greek Cypriot father and a Swedish mother.
After learning to play the piano in his parents tiny flat, Cat Stevens’ talent was soon spotted by record executives, and he released his first hit single at the tender age of eighteen, entitled 'I Love My Dog'.
Stevens eventually decided to convert to Islam, despite the fact that his father’s nationality had meant that he was raised to view the religion with suspicion.
www.thebiographychannel.co.uk /biography_home/302:0/Cat_Stevens.htm   (409 words)

  
 Cat Stevens interviews, articles and reviews from Rock’s Backpages
CAT STEVENS is very rare amongst the British writer syndrome in that a vast percentage of his work stems from his environment.
MR STEVENS is, one might suppose of a young man who has survived the horrors of being initially conceived as a teen idol at 18 and...
As such, in the opinion of many, Cat Stevens is one of the most brilliant and worthwhile talents to have emerged on...
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 Cat Stevens Mp3   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 DVD Verdict Review - Cat Stevens: Majikat Earth Tour 1976
Cat Stevens is one of the most enigmatic musicians in recent memory.
Cat Stevens: Majikat Earth Tour 1976 is presented in 1.33:1 full frame, the original aspect ratio of the film.
The best is a nearly 40-minute interview with Cat Stevens (now as Yusuf Islam), which gives Cat a chance to discuss his past, present, and future, as well as his thoughts on his music that he no longer plays.
www.dvdverdict.com /reviews/catstevensmajikat.php   (729 words)

  
 Paul Simon - cat stevens?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Paul Simon recorded "American Tune" with Cat Stevens` producer Paul Samwell-Smith, and I think this is the reason it is too sweet (for me), I like the live-versions much more.
Cat Stevens' guitar sound is the sharpest and clearest I have ever heard.All excellently recorded and played.
In the early seventies Cat Stevens was very popular in Germany, he was many girl`s hero because he looked very well.
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 Amazon.co.uk: The Very Best of Cat Stevens: Music: Cat Stevens   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The career of Cat Stevens is a strange one, beginning in the swinging 60's with a handful of big orchestral pop numbers (often written by Stevens for other artists), before moving into the 70's and taking on the form of the melancholic singer-songwriter.
Cat had a minor UK hit in 1966 (I love my dog) but established himself as a songwriter by providing the Tremeloes with their first hit since Brian Poole left them (Here comes my baby) and by providing P P Arnold with her first hit (First cut is the deepest).
Die-hard Cat Stevens' fans will never be impressed with anything less than the original 'Island' work but this is a compilation well worth having, particularly if you ae looking for a 'best of' album as an intro.
www.amazon.co.uk /Very-Best-Cat-Stevens/dp/B0000DKKY4   (1437 words)

  
 Cat Stevens
In '67 he released Matthew And Son which charted at #2 in the U.K. Meanwhile other Stevens' penned tunes were hits for other British performers such as The Tremeloes with Here Comes My Baby and P.P. Arnold with The First Cut Is The Deepest (later covered by Rod Stewart).
Cat Stevens toured the U.K. and Europe, sharing the bill with anyone from Jimi Hendrix to Engelbert Humperdinck.
In late '68, Stevens contracted a near fatal case of tuberculosis and was hospitalized for a year.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Tea for the Tillerman: Music: Cat Stevens   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cat Stevens tends to be lumped in with the early-1970s singer/songwriter school led by James Taylor and Carole King but he actually fits in rather neatly with such wistful contemporaries as Nick Drake, Syd Barrett and Donovan.
Stevens' greatest drawback was that he was a natural cult artist, à la Tim Buckley and Leonard Cohen.
But Cat Stevens was a deep thinker and he wrote some of the best lyrics ever.
www.amazon.co.uk /Tea-Tillerman-Cat-Stevens/dp/B00004T9VY   (1175 words)

  
 Cat Stevens forgives the USA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cat Stevens has forgiven the USA for deporting him this week saying "people make mistakes" but also said "half of me wants to smile, and half of me wants to growl.
Stevens, who have been known as Yusef Islam since 1977, was on his way to Nashville with his 21 year old daughter.
Cat Stevens string of hits include 'Father and Son', 'Peace Train', 'Morning Has Broken' and 'Moonshadow'.
www.undercover.com.au /news/2004/sept04/20040924_catstevens.html   (322 words)

  
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 Tea For The Tillerman by Cat Stevens CD
TEA FOR THE TILLERMAN is one of Cat Stevens's finest albums, and a gem in the crown of early 1970s singer/songwriterdom.
Stevens manages to have his cake and eat it too, simultaneously achieving pop accessibility and artistic relevance.
Apart from the occasional string section, Stevens is accompanied only by a three-piece band as he sings his introspective lyrics with appreciable fervor.
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 Ink 19 :: Cat Stevens   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Meticulously remastered and restored with original artwork, these three albums put Cat Stevens on the map in America.
Born Steven Demetre Georgiou, Stevens had already experienced a degree of fame with some fluffy pop hits in Britain (most forgettably "I Love My Dog") during the late 60's.
Even though the hits can be found on the recently issued Very Best of Cat Stevens, nothing can capture the magic of hearing these enduring songs in their original context.
www.ink19.com /issues/august2000/wetInk/musicRS/catStevens.html   (415 words)

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