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Cat Stevens: Buddha And The Chocolate Box

Tom Nolan, Phonograph Record, May 1974

ON THE COVER of Cat Stevens' new album is a Japanese buddha of the Heian Period. On the back is a koan or parable depicted in Cat's own illustrations. The artwork, easily the album's best feature, implies a transcendent experience is in store for the listener. The trip never takes place!

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