Totality! Our 2017 eclipse playlist includes
The San Diego Union-TribuneTotality! Our 2017 eclipse playlist includes Cat Stevens, Soundgarden, Pink Floyd, Joni MitchellThe San Diego Union-TribuneA total eclipse will happen August 21. People, schools and other institutions are making preparations. (Sign up for our free video newsletter here http://bit.ly/2n6VKPR). George VargaContact Reporter. Are you all set for the path of totality? To get ...
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 7:57 am
Yusuf Cat Stevens' and Cape Talk's lack of
News24Yusuf Cat Stevens' and Cape Talk's lack of remorse: A 'sorry' state of affairsNews24Yusuf Cat Stevens is on record as supporting the call to murder novelist Salman Rushdie. More recently (this century, to be precise) he also called plans to do away with homophobic laws in the UK as "part of the deterioration of the moral statutes that ...
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 5:57 am
50 Years Later, Yusuf/Cat Stevens Reworks A
NPR50 Years Later, Yusuf/Cat Stevens Reworks A Lost SongNPRFrom 1978 to 2006, Cat Stevens was absent from the secular music world, a long-but-temporary retirement motivated by his conversion to Islam. In the decade since his return, he's sounded musically reinvigorated in songs that only magnify the ...
Posted on 18 August 2017 | 7:10 am
Cat Stevens and the unnecessary
Cat Stevens and the unnecessary international crisis.News24Cat Stevens sang and wrote songs that touched the beauty within the emotion of millions of people. I am two years older than Yusuf but grew up in the same neighbourhood of London at the same time and like him experienced the wonder of the 60s. When we ...
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 11:52 pm
Cat Stevens: I never called for the death of
News24Cat Stevens: I never called for the death of Salman RushdieNews24I never called for the death of Salman Rushdie; nor backed the Fatwa issued by the Ayatollah Khomeini – and still don't. The book [Satanic Verses] itself destroyed the harmony between peoples and created an unnecessary international crisis. When asked ...
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 3:13 am
Christchurch: Facing the future that's
It is new media dystopia. Cue Cat Stevens Just when you thought Workplace Relations Minister Michael Woodhouse's shambolic health and safety legislation could get no sillier, it got sillier. Could the Woodhouse shambles even mean that school playgrounds ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:37 am
Yo La Tengo’s Cover Song Philosophy
In 1990, Hoboken, N.J. based-band Yo La Tengo released an album of covers called “Fakebook,” where they played numbers from artists like Cat Stevens and Ray Davies as well as reworking material from their own catalog. Now 25 years later, instead of ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:51 am
These Broncos are candidates for the first
“The first cut is the deepest,” sang Cat Stevens (though most modern ears might be more familiar with the Rod Stewart or Sheryl Crow versions). And while the initial roster cuts that will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 1 are the smaller of the two cuts ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:20 am
Rebecca Morse: Those signs of ageing that
So it’s undeniable. I’m old. But in the words of the artist formerly known as Cat Stevens, I am old, but I’m happy. I have three beautiful, smart, independent and loving daughters. They do, however, fight more than the Coalition party room during a ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:59 pm
The rise of millennial Catholic artists –
Some of his earliest influences included folk singers like Bob Dylan, Simon and Garfunkle and Cat Stevens, which is reflected in his own acoustic, folky style.
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 4:13 pm