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Father And Son (ver. 5) by Cat Stevens - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
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"Father and Son" is a popular song written and performed by English singer-songwriter, Cat Stevens on his 1970 album Tea for the Tillerman. The song, whose music is soft with a lilting dynamicism, frames an exchange between a father not understanding a son's desire to break away and shape a new life, and the son who cannot really explain himself but knows that it is time for him to seek his own destiny. To echo this, Stevens sings in a deeper register for the father's lines, while using a higher, more emotive one for those of the son. Additionally, there are backing vocals provided by Stevens' guitarist and friend, Alun Davies, singing an unusual chorus of simple words, and sentences such as, "No", "Go and make this decision", beginning mid-song, so softly, they are only perceivable with a slight increase in volume towards the end of the song. Yusuf Islam; formerly known by his stage name Cat.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Yusuf Islam; formerly known by his stage name Cat Stevens (born Steven Demetre Georgiou on 21 July 1948 in London; UK); is an English musician; singer-songwriter; multi-instrumentalist; educator; philanthropist and prominent convert to Islam.As -Cat Stevens-; he has sold over 60 million albums around the world since the late 1960s. His albums Tea for the Tillerman and Teaser and the Firecat were both certified by the RIAA as having achieved Triple Platinum status in the United States (three million sales each); his album Catch Bull at Four sold half a million copies in the first two weeks of release and was Billboard-s number-one LP for three consecutive weeks. His songwriting has also earned him two ASCAP songwriting awards (for -The First Cut Is the Deepest;- which has been a hit single for four different artists.) "Father and Son" is a popular song written and performed by English singer-songwriter, Cat Stevens on his 1970 album Tea for the Tillerman. The song, whose music is soft with a lilting dynamicism, frames an exchange between a father not understanding a son's desire to break away and shape a new life, and the son who cannot really.
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