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12.15.17
Roadster Interviews – Eric Appapoulay
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Roadster Interviews – Eric Appapoulay

  Eric Appapoulay  Guitar, Bass, Backing Vocals, Mandolin Eric Appapoulay’s presence in Yusuf’s musical journey started at around the time that Yusuf re-entered the Western musical mainstream with his Another Cup album and he has been an essential part of the live band ever since. Eric describes himself as an “eclectic multi-instrumentalist” and has lent

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11.29.17
The Laughing Apple: GRAMMY Nominated
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The Laughing Apple: GRAMMY Nominated

The announcement of the 60th Recording Academy’s GRAMMY Awards sees Yusuf / Cat Stevens receive his first ever nomination. The honour coincides with celebrations marking 50 years of his illustrious recording career. Yusuf’s wonderful new album, The Laughing Apple, has been nominated in the Best Folk Album category. The Laughing Apple reunites the team that worked

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11.27.17
Roadster Interviews – Kwame Yeboah
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Roadster Interviews – Kwame Yeboah

  Kwame Yeboah (Musical Director) Keys, Bass, Drums, Guitar, Backing Vocals, Percussion Born in Ghana, Kwame Yeboah joined the Roadsters in 2009 and his wide ranging musical talents quickly led to him becoming an integral part of the team. A hugely versatile multi-instrumentalist, Kwame plays guitar, percussion, keyboards, drums, and sings backing vocals with Yusuf.

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11.24.17
Triumphant Return To Australia
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Triumphant Return To Australia

Yusuf was received like a war hero returning from a successful campaign on foreign soil as he took to the stage at the Perth Arena. However, the jubilant masses were not cerebrating an expression of military might, instead, they were revelling in the return of a messenger of peace whose only weapons are an acoustic

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11.23.17
Roadster Interviews – Glen Scott
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Roadster Interviews – Glen Scott

  Glen Scott Keys, Drums, Bass, Backing Vocals, Percussion Glen is a new face to the Roadsters and was introduced to the team by Kwame. Their paths crossed regularly on the London session circuit and while working together they  developed a strong friendship. As one of the most in-demand session musicians and musical arrangers around,

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11.15.17
Trouble: TB Awareness
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Trouble: TB Awareness

A Cat’s Attic: Peace Train Tour is  Yusuf / Cat Stevens’ first ever tour of South Africa. In attendance of the first show, at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg, was Ingrid Schoeman, a survivor of drug resistant TB who, in conjunction with TB Proof, has dedicated considerable time and energy to fighting the stigma that

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