Yusuf Islam commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British
singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, humanitarian, education philanthropist,
and prominent convert to Islam. His early 1970s record albums Tea for the Tillerman
and Teaser and the Firecat were both certified triple platinum in the United States by
the RIAA. His 1972 album Catch Bull at Four sold half a million copies in the first two
weeks of release alone and was Billboard's number-one LP for three consecutive weeks.