The Quietus - A new rock music and pop culture website

Baker's Dozen

Turning Points: Yusuf/Cat Stevens' 13 Favourite Albums
Yousif Nur , October 11th, 2017 10:42

From Beethoven to The Beach Boys via King Kong: The Musical, these are the 13 pieces of music that shaped Yusuf/Cat Stevens as an artist


Bob Dylan - Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan obviously turned the wind around for many of us, almost like The Beatles did making it possible to not have to be a smoochy crooner. Here he was in a black suit, representing a break from the establishment and everybody in my generation just wanted to say and do the same thing, removing the shackles of the past. He represented a new dawn for the protest movement, which was extremely important for my generation.