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The Heart Warming Eulogy Songs By Shi’ite Muslims The art form is known as “العزاء” أو “الشيلات” أو “اللطميات”

There’s a little known art common in places like Iraq, Iran and wherever Shi’ite Muslims live. This art form is a way to retell a story of the murders of many members of the house of the prophet on the hands of a group of ...

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The Arab Idol Trio’s New Classy Hit Song #كارمن سليمان , #دنيا_بطمة, #يوسف_عرفات – عظمة على عظمة

They are talented, and they are young. They won Arab Idol, and their names are Yousef Arfat, Dounya Batema, Carmin Suliman and they want to give us a history lesson on Arabic music and the figures who made it the ...

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Karim Mohsen, The Egyptian Pop Kingmaker

Funny how life works, Kareim Mohsen had a boy crush on then hot record artist Tamer Hosny, he  chased him down and hoped to work with him one day. Tamer gave Karim a shot and listed to his amazing melodies. Tamer would become one ...

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If You Have An Hour To Kill Listen to This Song وردة الجزائرية – رائعة : أكذب عليك | حفلة ” كاملة

Who among has an hour nowadays to spend watching (listening really) to a great song? I love you Warda, but it seems the time is not right anymore for us to set and listen to one of your most celebrated songs ...

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The Jacksons Hit All The Notes In Their Abu Dhabi Concert

Nobody believes that the Jacobson are mourning the death of their most favorite and legendary brother Michael. But the now troubled family is touring the world sharing the legacy of their beloved brother. The leg of the tour took them to Abu Dhabi, a city where ...

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Diab Mashour And His Prison Inmate Song

The sixties and seventies were very kind to one folksy Syrian singer, Diab Mashour who has appeared on a Syrian play/TV show playing the role of the prison’s singer. He is connected to Iraq by the river where they share common cultural antidotes. He is an ...

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Listen: Stuff Of The Legends, Najat Al Saghira

You do not make a song for over 20 minutes, if you know you have something incredible to show for it. You need the classical music parade, and the warm voice that will perform the best poetic lyrics money can ...

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The Bipolar Ehab Tawfik The Saint vs. The Party Guy

Most artists have to put on a face and smile even though they are hurting in the inside, they are under constant spotlight and anytime they say something, someone somewhere will write something. But one of my favorite stars, the cool pop ...

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The United Egyptian People’s Song حميد الشاعري وعلاء عبد الخالق ومصطفى شوقي -انا مصر

The trip of Hamid El Shari, Moustafa Shawki, and Ala Abed El Khalik stole this month of March with the release of their new song, about the united people. They celebrate everything that brings them together and not worry about ...

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“I Love Her” Where Her Is Egypt By Abdel Halim

Do not even get me started on all the awesome hits Egyptian singer Abdel Halim Hafiz has given us. It’s like he has never passed away, every time a song of his plays, it feels like we have not heard it before. ...

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