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21 Covers Of “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood,” Rated

There's a paradox with some artists -- the legends who stand apart from so much of pop music history in such a way that would…
Ryan Leas | September 23, 2015 - 12:20 pm

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48 Bands That Took 20 Or More Years Between Albums

What's a legacy to a legend? For some, it's a thing to be actively patrolled: endless tours, obligatory records, the noblesse oblige of the bassist…
Brad Shoup | May 21, 2015 - 11:40 am

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The 14 Best Band Beefs Of 2009

Maybe it was these tough economic times -- the sinking music industry, everyone downloading shit for free, rising unemployment. Or perhaps folks just are getting…
Brandon Stosuy | December 18, 2009 - 6:58 pm

More Cat Stevens stories

Yusuf / Cat Stevens – “See What Love Did To Me”

Yusuf Islam, the artist formerly known as Cat Stevens, will release a new album this fall called The Laughing Apple. The project celebrates the 50th…
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2017 - 10:37 am

Watch Chris Cornell Join Cat Stevens On “Wild World” In Hollywood

Cat Stevens has welcomed a variety of special guests to the stage throughout the course of his current tour. Jack White joined the singer onstage…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 7, 2016 - 12:55 pm

Watch Jack White Join Cat Stevens’ First Nashville Show In 40 Years

Jack White joined Cat Stevens onstage last night at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium to perform "Where Do The Children Play." It was Stevens' first Nashville show…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 28, 2016 - 2:24 pm

Watch Cat Stevens Perform With Eddie Vedder At Global Citizen Fest

Eddie Vedder popped up all over the place at yesterday's Global Citizen Fest. He joined Coldplay frontman Chris Martin onstage in New York's Central Park…
Peter Helman | September 25, 2016 - 10:03 pm

Cat Stevens Reattempting First NYC Show In 40 Years

Yusuf Islam (fka Cat Stevens) was scheduled to play his first NYC concert in 40 years at the Beacon Theater back in 2014, but he
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 9, 2016 - 6:01 pm

Yusuf / Cat Stevens – “He Was Alone” Video

Yusuf Islam, the singer-songwriter formerly known as Cat Stevens, recently visited the camps for Syrian refugees in southern Turkey. And then he wrote "He Was…
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2016 - 1:30 pm

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48 Bands That Took 20 Or More Years Between Albums

What's a legacy to a legend? For some, it's a thing to be actively patrolled: endless tours, obligatory records, the noblesse oblige of the bassist…
Brad Shoup | May 21, 2015 - 11:40 am

Download Eddie Vedder’s Intimate, Covers-Filled Charity Show At Microsoft Last Month

Eddie Vedder played an intimate benefit show for EB Research, the charity he's been vocally supporting lately, last month at Microsoft's Seattle headquarters. The Pearl…
Chris DeVille | November 18, 2014 - 4:13 pm

Stream Yusuf (FKA Cat Stevens) Tell ‘Em I’m Gone

Yusuf Islam, fka Cat Stevens, will release Tell 'Em I'm Gone next week. It's his first new album in five years and features a mix…
James Rettig | October 20, 2014 - 10:45 am

Yusuf Islam – “The Devil Came From Kansas” (Procol Harum Cover) (Feat. Will Oldham)

Yusuf Islam has had a big pop cultural presence this year between being inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, replacing The Simpsons'
Chris DeVille | October 14, 2014 - 2:45 pm

Last Night’s Simpsons Couch Gag Was Replaced By Cat Stevens

The Simpsons theme song has gotten increasingly experimental in the show's twilight years (see: the thoroughly weird one from the season premiere) and this week,…
James Rettig | October 13, 2014 - 10:27 am

Yusuf Islam Cancels First NYC Show In 40 Years Because Of State’s Paperless Ticket Ban

Yusuf Islam, the singer-songwriter once known as Cat Stevens, was all set to play his first New York concert in 40 years at the Beacon…
Chris DeVille | September 24, 2014 - 1:45 pm

Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) – “Dying To Live” (Edgar Winter Cover)

Next month, the newly honored Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Yusuf Islam, who used to be named Cat Stevens, will release a new LP,…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2014 - 4:59 pm

Father John Misty – “Trouble” (Cat Stevens Cover)

Despite its modern sheen, much of Josh Tillman's exultant lounge-ready folk-rock as Father John Misty sounds like it could have been conceived and recorded in…
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2014 - 3:16 pm
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