An Egyptian-American Cowboy Tours Egypt (video)

by Sarah Zupko

12 May 2010

 

CNN reports on Kareem Salama who is bringing country music to the Arab world and incorporating Arabic poetry and language into a distinctly American music form to create something one might label “country and eastern”. Intriguing, but personally, I think Russian band Kukuruza does the eastern/western blend thing in more convincing fashion.


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