Yusuf/Cat Stevens Debuts New Video for “Morning Has Broken”; ‘Teaser and the Firecat’ 50th Anniversary Out Now

On Nov. 19, Yusuf/Cat Stevens released a 50th anniversary Super Deluxe edition of his classic 1971 record, Teaser and the Firecat. It continues the retrospective release series from the cherished singer/songwriter, who released 50th anniversary sets of Tea for the Tillerman and Mona Bone Jakon in December of 2020. Here’s a new lyric video for… Continue reading Yusuf/Cat Stevens Debuts New Video for “Morning Has Broken”; ‘Teaser and the Firecat’ 50th Anniversary Out Now

Unforgettable Jimi Hendrix Stories from Musicians Lucky Enough to Watch Him Play

Jimi Hendrix Watercolor portrait

Jimi Hendrix is a near-mythical figure … but he was very much a human being, just like the rest of us. The difference, of course, lies in his otherworldly guitar skills, which some were fortunate enough to experience in-person and up close, rather than on screens or through archival footage. What follows is a collection… Continue reading Unforgettable Jimi Hendrix Stories from Musicians Lucky Enough to Watch Him Play

CatSong Festival: 40+ Artists (ft. Dave Matthews, Haim, More) to Cover Yusuf/Cat Stevens in Special 12/5 Live Stream Event

This coming Friday, Dec. 4, legendary singer/songwriter Yusuf/Cat Stevens will commemorate the 50th anniversaries of his crucial 1970 albums Mona Bone Jakon and Tea For the Tillerman with special reissues that were announced recently. Click here to pre-order the Tea for the Tillerman Super Deluxe Edition from our Rock Cellar Store Click here to pre-order the Tea for… Continue reading CatSong Festival: 40+ Artists (ft. Dave Matthews, Haim, More) to Cover Yusuf/Cat Stevens in Special 12/5 Live Stream Event

Yusuf/Cat Stevens Previews ‘Mona Bone Jakon’ Reissue with Long-Lost Video for ‘Lady D’Arbanville’

Back in mid-September, legendary singer/songwriter Yusuf/Cat Stevens released Tea for the Tillerman², a 50th anniversary reimagining of his classic 1970 album — but he had plenty more up his sleeve in terms of archival re-releases. On Dec. 4. Stevens will release Super Deluxe reissues of both Tea for the Tillerman (an entirely new and different release than last month’s reimagining) and Mona… Continue reading Yusuf/Cat Stevens Previews ‘Mona Bone Jakon’ Reissue with Long-Lost Video for ‘Lady D’Arbanville’

Yusuf/Cat Stevens: On Spirituality and Re-Imagining ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ for its 50th Anniversary (The Interview)

Yusuf/Cat Stevens (Photo: Rhys Fagan)

Tea For The Tillerman was the album that established Yusuf/Cat Stevens as a superstar in the United States. From there, with albums including Teaser and The Firecat, Catch Bull At Four, Foreigner, Buddha and The Chocolate Box, the singer/songwriter racked up a series of platinum albums and sold-out tours, cementing his place in music history.… Continue reading Yusuf/Cat Stevens: On Spirituality and Re-Imagining ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ for its 50th Anniversary (The Interview)

Yusuf/Cat Stevens Shares ‘On the Road to Find Out’ Video from New ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ Out 9/18 (Pre-Order)

On Sept. 18, Yusuf/Cat Stevens will commemorate the 50th anniversary of his landmark 1970 album Tea for the Tillerman with Tea for the Tillerman², a reimagining of the record with new arrangements and fresh recordings of the classic tracks. (Click here to pre-order Tea for the Tillerman² from our Rock Cellar Store). On Thursday, a… Continue reading Yusuf/Cat Stevens Shares ‘On the Road to Find Out’ Video from New ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ Out 9/18 (Pre-Order)

Happy Birthday Yusuf/Cat Stevens: Preview ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ to Mark Music Legend’s 72nd Birthday

Yusuf/Cat Stevens (Rhys Fagan)

Among the many who have deemed themselves singer/songwriters over the years, few have has as lasting an impact on culture as Yusuf/Cat Stevens, who celebrates his 72nd birthday today, July 21. A truly unique creative spirit, Yusuf/Cat Stevens experienced monumental success, only to grow disillusioned with the whole concept — as he told Rock Cellar… Continue reading Happy Birthday Yusuf/Cat Stevens: Preview ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ to Mark Music Legend’s 72nd Birthday

Watch the Imaginative New Video for Yusuf/Cat Stevens’s ‘Where Do the Children Play?,’ from the ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ 50th Anniversary

On September 18, Yusuf/Cat Stevens will release Tea for the Tillerman², a special reimagined/re-recorded version of his legendary 1970 album to mark its 50th anniversary. The special set was announced in late May, and on Thursday a new animated music video for “Where Do The Children Play?” was premiered as a preview of the new recordings.… Continue reading Watch the Imaginative New Video for Yusuf/Cat Stevens’s ‘Where Do the Children Play?,’ from the ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ 50th Anniversary

Top 11 Songs For A Better World

This Top 11 Songs for a Better World piece original ran in 2013, but given the protests in the United States regarding the death of George Floyd and the #BlackLivesMatter movement, it is being re-run in 2020.  While rock ‘n’ roll has always celebrated love, laughter, and living large, its stars have also created music… Continue reading Top 11 Songs For A Better World

Yusuf/Cat Stevens Releasing Reimagined ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ on 9/18 to Mark 50th Anniversary (Stream ‘Where Do the Children Play?’)

In 1970, Yusuf/Cat Stevens released Tea for the Tillerman, a landmark musical achievement cast an incredible legacy. His fourth studio album to that point, the record features several of the singer/songwriter‘s most cherished songs, including “Wild World,” “Father and Son” and “Where Do the Children Play?”. https://www.instagram.com/p/CAvOXAaHLgC/ 2020 marks the album’s 50th anniversary, and as… Continue reading Yusuf/Cat Stevens Releasing Reimagined ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ on 9/18 to Mark 50th Anniversary (Stream ‘Where Do the Children Play?’)