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Saturday, July 29, 2006 Options
Guest DJ George Sempepos: Greece etc...

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Guest DJ George Sempepos, founding member of early 90s Greek roots/rock band Annabouboula:
Bollywood in Greece and other Greek hybrid pop and rock phenomena, Lebanese sixties band the Cedars and more.


Helen Abadzi, an educational psychologist at the World Bank by day, has published a book (in Greek, but beautifully illustrated) on the history of Bollywood borrowing in Greek popular music (which peaked in the late 50s and early 60s). Here’s her weblog (in English) with related info:

Here is an mp3-blog entry with some background on The Cedars (and a musical example):

This Week's Playlist:

(* = new)

Yiannis Tatassopoulous: Bouzouki Cha Cha Options / Songs and Solos of Bouzoukee / Music Mirror

Lata Mangeshkar: Ulfat Ka Saaz Chedo Options / Aurat
Bollywood Soundtrack

Stelios Kazantzithes: Afti I Nikhta Meni Options / Stelios Kazantzithes No. 3 / EMI
References the previous song

Lata Mangeshkar: Dunya Mein Alum Aaye Options / Mother India / Saregama
Bollywood Soundtrack

Stratos Dionisiou: Then Me Ponese Kaneis Options / Various Artists: Hrysi Diskothiki 1960 / EMI
References the previous song

Lata Mangeshkar: Ghar Aaya Mera Pardesi Options / Awaara
Bollywood Soundtrack

Stelios Kazantzithes and Marinella: Eise I Zoi Mou Options / Ta Tragouthia Tis Amerikis / Aegean
References the previous song

Mohammed Rafi: Jhoomta Mausam Mast Options / Ujala / Sa
Bollywood Soundtrack / With Lata Mangeshkar

Mihalis Menidiates: Ligho, Ligho Tha Me Sinithisies Options / Various Artists: Hrysi Diskothiki 1963 / Minos

Unidentified: Stasou-Stasou Options / Elliniko Xefantoma No. 11 / Greek City

Stelios Kazantzithes: Hani Benim Eli Diren Pastirma Options / Ex Anatolu Pros Dysmas / EMI
Traditional Greek and Turkish Songs

Mariza Koch: 40 Pihes Dimito Options / Arabas / Minos

Haji Mike: Vragaman Options / Haji Mike on the Mike / Kebab Kulture

Baba Zula: Ozghur Rum Options / Dub-le Oryantal / Doublemoon

Muharrem Ahmeti and Nezir Voka: Track 5 Options / Kenge Dasmash / Euroliza

Ahmet Ozden and Kumpanya Istanbul: Derhule Options / Fanfare Tsigane de Thrace

Baris Manco: Derule Options / Various Artists: 26 Turkish Delights / Grey Past

The Cedars: Undecidedly Options / 45 / Decca

Orient Express: A Little Star Options / The Orient Express / Mainstream

The Cedars: Hide If You Want to Hide Options / 45 / Decca

The Cedars: For Your Information Options / 45 / Decca

Mavi Iskilar: Iyi Dusun Tasin Options / Various Artists: Hava Narghile / Dionysus
Version of previous song

The Cedars: I Don't Know Why Options / 45 / Decca

Entelehia: Etho, Mori, Tha Leghese Maria Options / Others Hide Inside Me / FM

Richard Khuzami: Burn that Beat Options / Fused / Dahdoo / *
Mikey Malo, vocals

Hearn Gadbois: Dola Thase Dorbhala Options / One Thousand and One Fingers

Paula Jeanine: Face It Honestly Options / American Ghazal / Wise Elephant

Byan-tones: Byzan-tone Beat Options

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