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Yusuf cancels upcoming Beacon Theatre show

FILE - In this April 10, 2014 file

FILE - In this April 10, 2014 file photo, Hall of Fame Inductee Cat Stevens performs at the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in New York. Stevens is taking the "Peace Train" back on the road. He announced Monday, Sept. 15, that he will make a brief concert tour in North America this December. He's also releasing a blues album in October produced by Rick Rubin. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File) Credit: AP / Charles Sykes

Yusuf, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer better known as Cat Stevens for his hits "Wild World" and "Peace Train," has canceled his upcoming Beacon Theatre show on Dec. 7 out of frustration with "extortionate" ticket prices and New York's law requiring all tickets to be transferrable. His tour, supporting his upcoming "Tell 'Em I'm Gone" album, is his first North American tour since 1976. "I'm sorry about not being able to now play in NYC," he wrote on his website. "Looks like the Peace Train is going to arrive at New York a little bit later than expected."

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