Questions For Cat Stevens

1. Where did you go?

2. Do you still have the kind of beard that makes it look like you have a black, hairy apron on your face?

3. Who is the Tillerman? Are you with him?

4. Will you ever come back and play the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts?

5. I heard you changed your name and if so, why? Didn’t you like the name “Cat”?

6. If you return do you think you’ll make the fatal mistake of going on Dancing With The Stars? (Not that you asked me but I think that would be very bad! Please don’t do that.)

7. I’m not the type of person to believe “the grapevine” but there are some people who say you have become a lunatic-ish recluse or some such nonsense and I was thinking, if that’s the case, you probably don’t have email so do you think you could give me your address?

8. If you had to choose between Smart & Final and CostCo, which would you choose? (I am aware that you didn’t ask me to weigh in on this but I find CostCo to have a very Planet of the Apes feel and I have never once managed to get out of there without either an oversized book on Porch Style I didn’t need or a 75 pound tray of blueberry muffins that are the size of small sofas. Has that happened to you?)

Thank you,

4 Comments on "Questions For Cat Stevens"

  1. I like that I’m still flooded with fourteen year old girl feelings every time I hear him sing.

    • Cupcake Murphy Cupcake Murphy says:

      Me too. And Donovan. They both make me feel Twelvish and inordinately capable. And when Cat Stevens sings that part in Where Do the Children Play-ay-ay-AY-ay-AY-ay-ay-ay-ayyyyyyyy I feel faint. Literally.

  2. #6: I think might be very fun, because they could announce him each week by saying, THE ARTIST FORMERLY KNOWN AS CAT STEVENS, YUSEF blah blah blah! Then he could stare into the camera very seriously and mouth “Peace Train” through his bushy beard.