That time Al Stewart told me that he adored Don Henley’s latest hit, “The Boys of Summer”

By Steve Newton I first got turned on to Scottish-born singer-songwriter Al Stewart when I heard his catchy 1976 hit single "Year of the Cat", from the LP of the same name. I bought his next album, Time Passages, and I liked that one as well. Then I went back and checked out his earlier, … Continue reading That time Al Stewart told me that he adored Don Henley’s latest hit, “The Boys of Summer”

Al Stewart admits that he might be lynched if he doesn’t play “Year of the Cat”

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, APRIL 12, 1985 By Steve Newton In 1976, British singer-songwriter Al Stewart had a massive hit with the title track of his seventh album, Year of the Cat. A smooth and snappy number with a nice piano intro, acoustic and electric guitar solos, a breezy sax break, and evocative … Continue reading Al Stewart admits that he might be lynched if he doesn’t play “Year of the Cat”