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[Music] Saudi Arabia’s Bootleg Music Shops


Arwa Haider writes an article for the BBC on how bootleg music is spread throughout one of the most anti-pop-music cultures on the face of the Earth.

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[Music] Mohammed Abdu / Morning Breeze (محمد عبده – يا نسيم الصباح)

For a country which purportedly frowns on secular music, this is pretty joyful music with no muezzin to be heard anywhere.  Mohammed Abdu cuts a cheerful track, though with a title like ‘Morning Breeze,’ one must be careful of what else he may have cut…