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Yusuf Islam

In 1967, when he was still known as Cat Stevens, the folk singer-songwriter Yusuf Islam released his sophomore LP New Masters. On that LP, which he reissued earlier this year, Islam included a truly bleak and desolate protest song called “Blackness Of The Night”: “For this bad, bad world I’m beginning to doubt/ I’m alone…

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