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Al Stewart: A Reticent Recording Artist

Larry Jaffee, Record Collector, February 2006

AL STEWART’S four-decade career recently was capsulated by a 5-CD boxed set Just Yesterday from EMI. His first four UK albums on CBS never were released in the U.S. with sideman help the likes of Jimmy Page, Richard Thompson and Rick Wakeman. But his next three albums, including the vastly successful 1976 album Year of the Cat on the U.S. indie Janus permanently placed Stewart in the annals of pop music.

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