Yusuf Islam
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1948-07-21
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Yusuf Islam

Yusuf Islam Biography (Wikipedia)

Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou, 21 July 1948), commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, humanitarian, and education philanthropist. His 1967 debut album reached the top 10 in the UK, and the album's title song "Matthew and Son" charted at number 2 on the UK Singles Chart. His albums Tea for the Tillerman (1970) and Teaser and the Firecat (1971) were both certified triple platinum in the US by the RIAA. His musical style consists of folk, pop, rock, and Islamic music.

His 1972 album Catch Bull at Four spent three weeks at number one on the Billboard 200, and fifteen weeks at number one in the Australian ARIA Charts. He earned two ASCAP songwriting awards in 2005 and 2006 for "The First Cut Is the Deepest", and the song has been a hit for four different artists. His other hit songs include "Father and Son", "Wild World", "Peace Train", "Moonshadow", and "Morning Has Broken". In 2007 he received the British Academy's Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection.

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Moonshadow (Radio 2 Folk Awards, 22 Apr 2015)
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Moonshadow (Radio 2 Folk Awards, 22 Apr 2015)
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The Cat & Dog Trap (Radio 2 Folk Awards, 22 Apr 2015)
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The Cat & Dog Trap (Radio 2 Folk Awards, 22 Apr 2015)
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Peace Train
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Peace Train
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Lady D'Arbanville
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Lady D'Arbanville
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Matthew & Son
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Matthew & Son
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I Love My Dog
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I Love My Dog
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I Was Raised In Babylon
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I Was Raised In Babylon
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Maybe There's A World
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Maybe There's A World
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How Long/Peace Train Blues
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How Long/Peace Train Blues
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Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
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Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
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Where Do The Children Play?
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Where Do The Children Play?
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Past BBC Events

2015 Radio 2 Folk Awards
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2015-04-22T08:23:46
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2015

2015 Radio 2 Folk Awards

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