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Cairo Nights - Part 2

1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 26 June 2004

The second of two features by Samir Farah on the Arabic music world. He meets Mohammed Munir, one of Egypt's biggest stars, whose latest album, a response to the current political climate, is devoted to Islamic songs. He also talks to Hakim, a top singer in the popular style called 'shaabi'.

Music Played

11 items
  • Image for Mohamed Mounir

    Mohamed Mounir Msaekan Shaabia

  • Image for Mohamed Mounir

    Mohamed Mounir Alliamouni Eineiki

    Allela Yasmra, RELAX-IN REL CD 532

  • Image for Mohamed Mounir

    Mohamed Mounir Madad ya rasoul

    Madad (Earth, Peace')

  • Image for Umm Kulthum

    Umm Kulthum Enta Omri

    The Diva of Arab Music, SIDI 94 SDCD 01B60

  • Image for Abdel Halim Hafez

    Abdel Halim Hafez Gana Alhawa

    Soutelphan GSTPCD 519

  • Image for Abdel Halim Hafez

    Abdel Halim Hafez Song in praise of President Nasser

    cassette Soutelphan tc152

  • Image for Hasna

    Hasna 'Faraway' with Demis Roussos

    Dilara Master Production (CD single)

  • Image for Hasna

    Hasna Al Hayah Hilwah

    EMI Arabia

  • Image for Hakim

    Hakim El Wala Wala

    Yaho, MONDO MELODIA 186 850 0172

  • Image for Hakim

    Hakim Nazra

    Nazra, SONAR CD 01049305

  • Image for Hakim

    Hakim El Hak'ale

    Hakim - the Lion Roars - live in America, MONDO MELODIA 186 850 0432


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