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    Popular Turkish songs?

    Hi all! I've been a lurker for ages but finally on board again and immediately I have a question for you all I hope you can help me with. I am looking to bring some fresh sound to my repertoire for Turkish clients in the shape of some 'popular' (modern/classic) tunes I could use as opening...
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    El Hobbi Koullou, Kariat el Finjan and Alf Leyla w leyla!

    Hi all, i'm looking for good versions of both of the above as I'm itching to buy music again. Edited to add: Found my current favourite versions for Kariat al Finjan on 'Modern Bellydance from Arabia' by Bashir Abdel 'Aal & Mazin Abu Sayf and Cairo Orchestra's Tribute to the Arabian Masters...
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    In need of some serious Song ID'ing!

    Hi all, I have some songs that I would LOVE to know the name of. Ok, here goes. 1. Cute Sha'abi song RyUPGYuWTiI 2. Ruwaida WCd6ZN5AeNA 3. Dariya M. Song sounds like Wael Kfoury but not quite at the same time... ca5IC70Gxog 4. Another one of Ruwaida's, also cute sha'abi song, sounds like...
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    Buyer's dilemma?

    Hi all, I'm having a bit of a dilemma here. I'm used to buying stuff through Aladdins Cave webshop and as I've bought from them many times before, everything always went perfect and items arrived super-fast. However, my last order was on 7th of december, and I still haven't got the 2 dvd's I...
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    Saidi style popsongs wanted!

    Hi all, I'm looking to find some really spicy, saidi-styled popsongs (mizmar, saidi rhythm, nice tempo...) like Diab's 'El Leilah', Hamada Helal's 'Ana Wel Layl', Gawaher's Nar Yama... I'd appreciate suggestions as I'm looking to find new ones, I've been using the above and some more for ages...
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    Good Turkish renditions of Egyptian songs?

    Hello all, a recent workshop (as in this weekend!! :D) by Ava Fleming sparked my interest in the Turkish renditions of Egyptian classics such as Batwannes Beek, etc. I am however lost in the process of finding them, as my music collection mainly consists of Lebanese and Egyptian-Egyptian music...
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    Your favorite CD's right now?

    Dear all, as I have been expanding my music collection over the past year I've come across many albums in a short period of time that I love, and some that I love a little less ;). Which albums have you bought recently that you really love, or which ones do you still love after years and years...
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    Maqam webshop?

    Hi all, has anyone from Europe ever ordered cd's through Maqam.com before? I would like to know your experiences and more in particular: how are the shipping rates to Europe? I sent them an email some time ago but they couldn't seem to give me an estimate even and I would like to know before I...
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    Help with song ID?

    Hi everybody, I'm desperately looking for a song I downloaded by accident years ago! I am looking for the original because I want to use it and am hoping the rest of the cd it's on is equally lovely. It's a song of about 12 minutes time, very few rhythm changes, with a very modern Egyptian...
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    Up-tempo popsongs, some advice!

    Hi dear everybody, I'm trying to put together a nice compilation of up-tempo, preferable some newer Arabic popsongs that would be nice to play in class or at a party and I'm looking for suggestions. Anybody? :D Any other good, not too slow popsongs are highly welcome too! Thanks in advance...
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    Saalooni El Nas - talk to me about this song.

    Dear everyone, I'm currently listening to Saaloni El Nas, both by Fayrouz and popular version by Hamed Al Shaaery. jCbbyt4i-wA Can anybody tell me more about this song? I'd like to know for example which 'genre' of music this song would fit into, as I've heard it's originally Egyptian, but...
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    Wash ya Wash volume 2?

    Dear all, I'm desparately looking for Wash ya Wash volume 2, the original cd (not the one that comes in a paper cover). Does anybody know where I can buy the album? I found it at Tatika's Treasures online store but I cannot seem to find out if they take PayPal (I don't use credit card) and...
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    Substituting for another dancer?

    Dear everyone, I'm a little torn over something and need some advice. If another dancer asks you to substitute for one of her gigs, what information would you want from her? If you get a gig and know you are not going to be able to do it, would you leave out asking questions and confirm only...
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    Finding a song... again :)

    Hi ladies and gents, I heard this song the other day and thought it was lovely!! Moderate tempo, shaabi/baladi'ish melody line with accordeon, and one of the few lyrics (if not the only lyrics) in the song were something that sounds like "koka koka" (though I have no clue of the spelling, the...
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    Saidi song ID?

    Hi all, another request! Can somebody please tell me what Saidi song is used in this video? My friend sent this to me tonight to find out. Any help is appreciated! It sounds extremely familiar to me and I suspect it's Upper Egypt Ensemble, but I just cannot seem to get my hear 'round the...
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