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"Peace Train" featuring Yusuf / Cat Stevens | Song Around The World

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“Peace Train” – Yusuf / Cat Stevens’ timeless anthem of hope and unity – was originally released on the classic album 'Teaser and the Firecat' in 1971 and was Stevens’ first US Top 10 hit, reaching number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. This Song Around The World version features more than 25 musicians from 12 countries and unites Yusuf / Cat Stevens, singing and playing a beautiful white piano in a tranquil open air setting in Istanbul, Turkey, with musicians such as five time Grammy Award winning blues/americana artist Keb’ Mo’; Grammy nominated Senegalese artist Baaba Maal; Silkroad’s Rhiannon Giddens—also a Grammy Award winner; Ghassan Birumi playing the oud in Ramallah, Palestine; musicians from the Silkroad Ensemble in Rhinebeck, New York; Pat Simmons (The Doobie Brothers) and James “Hutch” Hutchinson (bass player with Bonnie Raitt) performing in Maui, Hawaii; and bringing together conflict regions with Tushar Lall playing the harmonium in Delhi, India, and Joshua Amjad playing the Kartaal in Karachi, Pakistan.

"Everyone jump upon the Peace Train" and let's make this world a better place.

Written By: Yusuf / Cat Stevens

Adrian Buono: Acoustic guitar
Avadhoot Phadke: Flute
Baaba Maal: Vocals
Colin Jacobsen (Silkroad): Violin
Eric Appapoulay: Electric guitar
Eric Jacobsen (Silkroad): Violin
Ghassan Birumi: Oud
James “Hutch” Hutchinson: Electric bass
Joshua Amjad: Kartaal
Karen Ouzounian (Silkroad): Cello
Keb’ Mo’: Vocals and acoustic guitar
Kwame Yeboah: Drums
Olodum: Drums
Pat Simmons: Acoustic guitar
Playing For Change Foundation (Diamante): Claps
Rahat Inayat Ali: Flute
Rhiannon Giddens: Vocals and banjo
Roots Gospel Voices of Mississippi: Vocals (Choir)
Tushar Lall: Harmonium
William Barton: Didgeridoo
Yusuf / Cat Stevens: Vocals and piano

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