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First Live US Performance in Three Decades by Yusuf, Formerly Cat Stevens

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Tune in now to KCRW for this this historic interview and live performance. The entire show will be available for later listening in the KCRW Archives online. presents a broadcast and webcast exclusive: the first live US performance in nearly three decades by singer/songwriter Yusuf, formerly known as Cat Stevens …Recorded on December 19 at an invitation-only event in an intimate performance venue in New York City, hosted by KCRWs Nic Harcourt

...The performance and interview will be broadcast on-air, and will be simulcast online at

He's revisiting classic songs, playing new material, and discussing what he's been up to for the last 20 or 30 years. Fascinating. Listen now.

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