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Cat Stevens

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Parent Category: Folk Music
Cat Stevens is a folk musician. He is known for songs such as Wild World, Peace Train, and Morning Has Broken. Although Stevens was at his height of notoriety in the late 1970s, many of his songs are still popular today.
He is a musician who became famous in 1966, writing "The First Cut is the Deepest", which became an international hit for Rod Stewart, and several other musicians. By the 1970's, after overcoming an illness (tuberculosis) at age 19, he became a singer-songwriter, performing mostly folk and rock musi…
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Answer Cat Stevens' birth name was Steven Demetre Georgiou. He is now known as Yusuf Islam.
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Answer harry chapin 1974 Cat Stevens' song 'Father and Son' is similar in theme to 'Cats in the Cradle'. Cat Stevens did release an album in 1977 titled "Cat's Cradle".
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Led Zeppelin did it, and no, Cat Stevens did not cover it to my knowledge.
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The song Cat's in the Cradle was written by Harry Chapin and his wife Sandy Chapin. Harry Chapin is also the performer of the song. Cat Stevens never recorded the song, although whether or not he may have covered the song live or otherwise is unclear.
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No. Cat Stevens is in no way affiliated with any of the Shiite Islamic Clergy where he could become an Ayatollah. There are numerous Ayatollahs and many sheikhs, muftis, and faqihs just waiting for the possibility of promotion to the ranks of the Ayatollahs. They are the ones who will accede to that…
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Yusuf Islam, aka Cat Stevens is 68 years old (born Steven Georgiou, July 21, 1948).
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woz millionaire but then moved away from the illumanati devils coz of islam!!!!!!!!
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Nobody knows. His real name is Steven Demetre Georgiou. His new road name is Yusu Islam. According to an interview on "The Chris Isaak Hour" (season 1 episode 7) it was a nickname given to him by a girlfriend who told him he had "eyes like a cat". Additionally with the popularity of contemporary mo…
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i think this song is about depression. the heroine suffers from it and nobody can help. its actuly about cat Stevens sister who has sever Autism (no joke). its a little amusing considdering people thought that he wrote about his dog.
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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. He changed his name to Yusuf Islam, and withdrew from the world of entertainment.
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Yusuf (Joseph) Islam
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No. The Cat in the Cradle was sung by Harry Chapin
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No, the hit version of this song was by Harry Chapin. It was a hit in 1974, and since then, various people have recorded it, but I don't believe Cat Stevens was one of them. (Harry Chapin did sound a bit like Cat Stevens though.)
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Cat Stevens was born on July 21, 1948.
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Tea for the Tillerman
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Yusaf IslamDid you know: Cat Stevens converted to Islam in 1977.
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It's 'If You Want to Sing Out, Sing Out.'
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This is none of your business okay gosh
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He is Muslim, but he is by no means a terrorist.
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No, Cat Stevens never did a cover of the song "Cat's in the Cradle." The common confusion here is because a mistitled MP3 circulated widely on the internet; Jack Black also perpetuated the idea on an episode of Saturday Night Live.
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According to Wikipedia (refer to the link, below), Cat Stevens (now Yusuf Islam) was denied entry to the USA in 2004 because his name was flagged for possible connections to a terrorist group, which may have been due to a mix-up with someone having a nearly identical name. He returned to London, whe…
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Cat Stevens wrote the song and presumably is receiving the royalties for it.
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Whoopi Goldberg, Phil Jackson, Jesse James
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i don't think you can save him from Islam he wishes to stick to Islam and stay a Muslim so no there is no rescuing him from the Muslim religion
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Whoopi Goldberg, Phil Jackson, and Jesse Gregory James (West Coast Choppers, married to Sandra Bullock)
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Jesse James who owns West Coast Choppers and was on Monster Garage on Discovery and Spikes Jesse James is a Dead Man.
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As with most singers, he sang about many different things.
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"If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out" is a popular song by Cat Stevens. It first appeared in the 1971 film Harold and Maude. Stevens wrote all the songs in Harold and Maude in 1970-1971, during the time he was writing and recording his Tea for the Tillerman album. However, "If You Want to Sing Out, Si…
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yes but what is the song?
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That's not known for sure, but it's always a possibility.
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What you are referring to is the controversy in 1989, when Steven's was addressing students at London's Kingston University. He was asked about the the fatwa calling for the death of Salman Rushdie. In the media his answer was interpreted as support for the fatwa. The next day he released a statemen…
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No. Craig Cook is.
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The singer who used to perform as Cat Stevens (his name at birth was Steven Demetre Georgiou) is still alive. He no longer goes by the name "Cat Stevens", he is now Yusuf Islam, the name he adopted in 1977 when he converted to Islam.
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Cat Stevens gave himself a Muslim name, Yusaf Islam, and moved to Kuwait. He is now back and is "Cat Stevens" again.
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The son is trying to tell the dad how he feels but he cant seem to explain it. The father is not listening, he had his life carved out for him and he's been happy that way. He is stuck in that mindset and wants his son to obey, however the latter has his own dreams and wants to do his own things.
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As of February 2014, singer-songwriter Cat Stevens is still alive.
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Cat Stevens, now known as Yusuf Islam, is a Muslim.
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60 million.
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Peace Train. Morning has Broken, Wild World
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Yes but by the name of Yusuf Islam.
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He converted to Islam because, when he was young, he contracted tuberculosis. He was on the brink of death when he was admitted to hospital, but he recovered. During his recovery time, he began to re-evaluate his life, and this is when he decided to convert.
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fauzia Ali
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People who convert to Islam usually change their names in a way to 'start over',and Cat Stevens probably followed this. F.Y.I,it is unnecessary for newly converted Muslims to change their names,but it is still for the better.
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because.................... something
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Actually it's a Harry Chapin song....Cat Stevens may have covered it. Anyway, it's about the cycle of life.
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cat stevens did sing it. It is a 1974 folk rock song originally by Harry Chapin.
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He is not necessarily important (except to friends and family) though he did produce some excellent music. He is well known for his public conversion to Islam.
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The song is actually "AMEN OMEN" by Ben Harper...check out You tube, Liberty Mutual Video titled " Doing the right thing" yes this does sound like Cat Stevens... to me..... also
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No.
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As of May 2014, Cat Steven is not blind. Cat Steven is a well known award winning musician. He now goes by the name Yusuf Islam.
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because its his favourite song ever made in the world except his own songs.
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Cat Stevens had a number of hits, including those he wrote that were recorded by others, such as "Here Comes My Baby," by the Tremeloes. Hits under his own name include "Moonshadow," "The Boy with the Moon and the Star," "Foreigner Suite," "Wild World," "Matthew and Son," and "Morning Has Broken."
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The Holy Quran. Because when his brother gave him the Quran in both english amd Arabic he started to read and understand the beautiful meaning and so he converted to Islam
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Sweet Ruby come back Come back to my side Come in the morning with the dawn You were like a sunbeam my little Ruby
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Cat Stevens is most well known for singing the song Wild World. He also has a number of other hits, such as Lady D'Arbanville, Moon Shadow, and Tuesday's Dead.
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Cat Stevens did sing Cat's In The Cradle but the song was not written or originally performed by him. Harry Chapin was originally credited with the song.
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The song Wild World was written, recorded and released by Cat Stevens in 1970. Probably the text was a message to Patti DArbanville, an actress he had been dating.
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Cat Stevens released his hit song "Peace Train" in 1971 the same year he released his album "Teaser and the Firecat". The song wasn't a #1 hit but did make it to #7.
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The Cat Stevens song "Farther and Son" was written in 1970 and released on November 23rd 1970. Other the years the song has been covered by many different musical talents such as Boyzone and Sandie Shaw.
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The following site provide the lyrics for the Cat Stevens song Morning has Broken: Sing365, Song Meanings and Lyricsfreak. YouTube also provides the lyrics as well as a video.
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One can download Cat Stevens's songs from the iMesh official website. The website offers a variety of albums by Cat Stevens that one can download for free.
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One can watch Cat Stevens - Morning Has Broken video from the most famous YouTube channel on the internet. There are over dozens of different versions.
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He never did. It is a common misconception that Cat Stevens (today known as Yusuf Islam) recorded "Cat's in the Cradle," but in fact it was sung by Harry Chapin (and co-written by him and his then-wife); Harry Chapin had a big hit with it in 1974.
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Cat Stevens has: Played Performer in "Tienerklanken" in 1962. Played himself in "Top of the Pops" in 1964. Played Guest in "Top of the Pops" in 1964. Played Himself - Musician in "Beat-Club" in 1965. Played himself in "Beat-Club" in 1965. Played himself in "Tom Jones-Show" in 1966. Played himself in…
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Trouble - Cat Stevens song - was created in 1970.
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Foreigner - Cat Stevens album - was created on 1973-07-25.
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Greatest Hits - Cat Stevens album - was created in 1975-06.
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Gold - Cat Stevens album - was created in 1966.
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Cat Stevens Majikat - 2004 TV is rated/received certificates of: Netherlands:AL USA:E
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In Concert Cat Stevens Moon and Star - 1973 TV was released on: USA: 9 November 1973
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Cat Stevens Majikat - 2004 TV was released on: Netherlands: 17 May 2004 (DVD premiere) USA: 18 May 2004
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Cat Stevens (whose name is now Yusuf Islam) married Fawzia Ali in 1979. They have five children.
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No he wasn't.
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