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Fall 2003 Koç University Communication 101 Final presentation Homework

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  • 1. CAT STEVENS Tutku Rya zmen
  • 2. Man of many parts
    • Singer- song writer
    • Popstar
    • Folk singer
    • Muslim Activist
    • Highly succesful Music career
      • Over 25 million albums sold
    • 1979 left music and become Yusuf slam
  • 3.
    • Stephen Dimitri Georgiou
    • Born in London 1947
    • Swedish Mother & Greek
    • Father
    • Educated in Sweden
    • 1960 return to London
      • Hammersmith College Art
      • School
        • Writing his own music
  • 4. Begining of his music life
    • Began performing guitar-based folk-pop under the name CAT STEVENS
    • Become a regular in local pubs
    • and coffeehouses
    • Attract the attention of record
    • producer MIKE HURST
    • In 1967 record a demo with
    • Hurst
  • 5. MATTHEW And SON
    • debut album at 19 years old
    • Become hit in the U.K.
    • 3 songs in Top 10
      • Matthew and Son
      • I Love My Dog
      • Im Gonna Get Me A Gun
  • 6.
    • Tour of Britain with Jimi Hendrix and Engelbert Humperdink
    • 2 songs sang by other artists become hit
      • Here Comes My Baby Tremeloes
      • The First Cut Is The Deepest P.P.Arnold, Rod Stewart
    • 1969 diagnosed with tuberculosis
    • Changed Stevens, record new material
    Jimi Hendrix Engelbert Humperdink
  • 7. On The Way of Music Career
    • 1970, Mona Bona Jackon, Tea for the Tillerman, Wild World, Father and Son
    • After Tea for the Tillerman Stevens
      • Extravagant performeance with tiggers and magicians, dancers and back-up singers
    • 1971, Teaser and theFirecat, and (anti-war hit) Peace Train.
    • 1972, Catch a Bull at Four
    • 1973, The Foreigner
  • 8.
    • 1973, Steven start studying Islam
    • 1974, Buddah and the Chocolate Box
    • Interest in slam slowly eclipsing his songwriting
    • 1975, Numbers Top 10 at Britain
    • 1977, visit to Jerusalem, Izitso (a commercial album)
    • 1978, last album, Back To Earth
  • 9. slam
    • December 1977, formally converted to slam taking the name Yusuf slam
    • 1980, settled in London with his wife and five children.
    1979, married and retired from pop music
  • 10. Last events in Music life
    • 1984, A&M released Greatest Hits Footsteps in the Dark, including unreleased songs from 1971 cult movie Harold and Maude .
  • 11. Big Announcement, Bigger Protest
    • 1989, announcement that he support death sentence of The Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie.
      • American radio Station stop playing Cat Stevens
      • WNEW in NY gave away free copies of The Satanic Verses to listeners who turned in their Cat Stevens records
  • 12. The Life of the Last Prophet
    • 1995 , The Life of the Last Prophet
      • 1 st record after retirement
      • the biography of Mohammed
      • Ignored in the West,
      • Reached no1 in Turkey
      • Hit for Muslim world
  • 13. at the end of the story
    • 1997, He announced that he is working on an album of Bosnian songs and poems, including a new song about muslim children killed in the Balkan Wars
  • 14. References
    • Official Web Site
    • www. rollingstone .com
    • www.islamazon.com
    • http:// rlg.peircecentral.com/ Cat.html
    • Launch Yahoo http://launchyahoo.com/artist

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