London, South Kensington
26 April 2001
Cat Stevens/Yusef Islam
A Kima acoustic guitar, model number S-4109, in natural finish, rosewood body, spruce top, mahogany neck, twenty fret ebony fingerboard with dot inlays, ebony pin bridge, transducer pickup and black pickguard, signed and inscribed on the body in black felt pen I listen to the Wind, Yusef Islam; and a black softshell case; accompanied by a colour xerox of a photograph of Yusef Islam [Cat Stevens] posing with the fan who obtained the signature holding the guitar -- 8½x11in. (21.6x28cm.) (3)
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Cat Stevens changed his name to Yusef Islam in 1979 when he became a Muslim. The words I Listen To The Wind are lyrics from The Wind, from his 1971 album Teaser & The Firecat.
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