The story of Cat Stevens is an odd one. He made a huge hit on the world of music in the early 1970s with albums, Tea for the Tillerman, and Teaser and the Firecat, and followed them with a third album, Catch Bull at Four each of the albums winning critical acclaim, and selling very well.
In 1977 he converted to Islam and took the name Yusuf Islam, auctioned off his guitars and gave the money to charity, and put aside his musical career. He returned to pop music in 2006 with an album “An Other Cup“. His new music is competent, but I miss his original sound.
And speaking of the original sound, may I present to you, “Oh, Very Young”, by Cat Stevens.