Do you remember Cat Stevens? Ever wonder what happened to him?

http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/fisk/robert-fisk-if-only-hague-and-clinton--would-listen-to-yusuf-islam-7280059.html

Robert Fisk: 'If only Hague and Clinton would listen to Yusuf Islam'

Our writer sees Cat Stevens thrill an audience in Beirut and give his verdict on a Wild World

But I buttonholed him with all the enthusiasm of a cub reporter. The Arab Awakening, Yusuf? Anything to tell the world about the Arab Spring? "I'm inspired," he said. "But I'm also afraid – because of the lack of defined leadership. Dictatorship is easy but democracy is about consensus – and that's hard. But it's like the sun coming up." Great stuff. If only the Clintons and the Hagues and the Juppés could listen to Cat-Yusuf Stevens-Islam...

The song “My People” is on Youtube here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64YQqFdLHr4

or for perhaps an even better recording with lyrics if you scroll down a little:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=G0KbtPoVHD4

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