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Last on

Sat 1 Aug 2009 15:30 BBC Radio 4 FM only

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 28 July 2009

Robin Denselow tells the story of Cambodia's rock and roll stars who emerged during the late 1960s with a new sound known as Khmer Rock. Under Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge, almost all these singers and musicians were killed, but they are still revered by Cambodians today.

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