Yusuf Islam

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 British singer Yusuf Islam, formerly known as Cat Stevens. His   gentle guitar plucking transported me to another time.  Photograph: Getty Images

It is amazing how certain sounds or songs can flood your brain with memories so specific and detailed that you almost feel you are reliving them. My(...)

Terence Trent D’Arby, now called Sananda Maitreya. Photograph: Tim Hall/Redferns

When Sananda Maitreya references his previous life as Terence Trent D’Arby, he looks uncomfortable. He even says “he”, not “I”, as though he is talkin(...)

 Bob Geldof,  who criticised revellers for wearing Primark clothes as he unleashed an expletive-filled tirade at at Brentwood Festival on Sunday. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

The bad man used the ‘F-word’ at a rock and roll festival and people needed counselling. Or so it seemed, judging by the Victorian Maiden Aunt react(...)

Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain. The late singer’s band joins Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens and pop duo Hall and Oates as nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2014 class. Photograph:  Time Life Pictures/DMI/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

Alternative rock band Nirvana, singers Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens, and pop duo Hall and Oates led nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2(...)