- A Is for Allah
Name = A Is for Allah
Type = studio
July 11, 2000
Label = Mountain of Light
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AllmusicRating|4|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:gzfpxq9kldse link]
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"A Is for Allah" is the name of a
Muslim-themed double albumfor children by Yusuf Islam(formerly known as Cat Stevens) released on July 11, 2000through Resurgence UK Records.
The musician used the song as a vehicle to teach his daughter, Hasanah, the 28-letter
Arabic alphabet. [ [http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/07/magazine/07WWLN_Q4.t.html?_r=1&oref=slogin Singing a New Song - New York Times ] ] [ [http://www.answers.com/topic/a-is-for-allah?cat=entertainment A Is for Allah 2000: Album review and songs from Answers.com ] ] This kind of Islamic music is also known as " nasheed". The album had been in the works since 1994, although the title track dates back to 1980, when it was written after the birth of his first child.
Ayat Al-Kursi(2: 255)"
#"Say He Is Allah"
#"Our Guide to the Qur'an"
#"Turn to Allah"
#"F: Fatihah "
#"L: La Ilaha Illa-Allah"
#"Seal of the Prophets"
#"Y: Yawm Ad-Deen"
#"A Is for Allah"
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-L-GOHa5-YQ YouTube.com] (video of the song "A Is for Allah")
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