Two favorites of The Hobbledehoy here, Cat Stevens performing “Trouble” and the conclusion of Hal Ashby’s brilliant Harold and Maude. Love Harold’s “What?!”
A virtual festival celebrating the music of Yusuf / Cat Stevens.
“It’s great to see and hear these covers of my songs given new life. There’s no better honour for a songwriter than to have his songs performed by talented musicians with such love and sincerity.
Thank you.” – Yusuf / Cat Stevens
00:00:40 Jack Johnson “Where Do The Children Play?”
00:03:18 HAIM “Hard Headed Woman”
00:07:13 Brandon Boyd “Wild World”Continue reading
Featuring Feist, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Haim and more covering his songs
To mark the 50th anniversary of his classic 1970 albums Tea For The Tillerman and Mona Bone Jakon, Yusuf / Cat Stevens will host a special YouTube broadcast on December 5.
CatSong Festival features the likes of Feist, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Haim, Ron Sexsmith, Imelda May and many more covering Cat Stevens songs.
You can watch it for free over at Cat Stevens’ YouTube channel from 8pm GMT on December 5.
New additions have been made to the Cambridge Folk Festival 2020 line-up, including modern American folk artists and multi-award-winning stars.
The annual music festival is returning to the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall in Cambridge from July 30 to August 2.
New names include Grammy Award-winning Patty Griffin from Texas, multi-award-winning Seth Lakeman and South America’s Chico Trujillo.
Patty Griffin makes only her second appearance at the festival, following her Best Folk Album Grammy Award for her current self-titled album.
Seth Lakeman will appear with his full festival band. His recent work ‘A Pilgrim’s Tale’ marks the 400th anniversary of The Mayflower ship setting sail for the Americas.
Julie Fowlis, whose vocals have enchanted audiences on her own solo albums, high profile collaborations and her film and TV work, is also joining the bill.
Also joining is South America’s hugely popular Chico Trujillo, aka ‘The Latin Gogol Bordello’, purveyors of a barnstorming mixture of new Chilean rock and hints of punk and ska.
UK Americana chart toppers The Delines from Portland Oregon, whose second album ‘The Imperial’ was released to rave reviews and sold-out tour dates in 2019 are also joining.
From the Highlands of Scotland, award-winning Elephant Sessions, who exploded onto the indie folk scene, transcending boundaries worldwide are on the line-up.
Sam Lee, original singer, folk song interpreter, a passionate conservationist, committed song collector, whose most recent album ‘Old Wow’ was released to widespread critical acclaim, is also on the line-up.
Rising blues prodigy, young guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram from Clarksdale, Mississippi with a sound that encompasses B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix and Prince has been added.
Bringing 100 years of American music, plus original compositions, Davina & The Vagabonds, whose shows are filled with New Orleans charm are the final additions.
Artists already announced: Yusuf / Cat Stevens, Passenger, Seasick Steve, Suzanne Vega, Show of Hands, Lankum, Martha Wainwright, Fatoumata Diawara.
Cambridge Folk Festival takes place from July 30 to August 2 in the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall, Cambridge. To get tickets, visit: www.cambridgelive.org.uk/folk-festival/tickets