1965 to 1980
July 21, 1948 in Westminster
London, England, United Kingdom
formerly Cat Stevens
Cat Stevens is an English singer, songwriter and musician. His music covers rock, pop and folk. He released his debut album Matthew and Son in 1967, and released 11 studio albums throughout the '60s and '70s. He converted to Islam in 1977 and changed his name to Yusuf Islam. He also stopped recording popular music for nearly three decades. He 2006 he returned to the music scene, and has since released three studio albums as Yusuf Islam.