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· December, 2007

Stories about Music from December, 2007

Argentina: Manu Chao Concert at Psychiatric Hospital

Argentina's Travel Blog witnessed a unique concert held by Manu Chao at a Buenos Aires psychiatric hospital sponsored by the patient-run radio station called La Colifata.

Uruguay: Fusion of Tango and Electronica

For fans of Tango, From Uruguay introduces readers to Bajofondo, a Uruguayan-Argentinean group that fuses tango and electronic music.

Ghana: Christmas with Ofori Amponsah

Ghana Music blog on Christmas celebration in Ghana: The mother of all the events took place at the National Theatre on Monday December 24, where thousands of Ghanaian and foreign...

Armenia: Come on-a My House for New Year

Armenian Food reminds its readers of the 1951 hit by Rosemary Clooney, aunt of actor George Clooney, Come On-a My House. Written by two ethnic Armenians, one of which was...

Georgia: Shakira in Tbilisi

After finding myself without the Internet at home for three days, I feel gutted that I missed out on Shakira's free concert two days ago in Tbilisi, Georgia. Writing on...

Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica: Caribbean Christmas

“Not only do we enjoy warm weather when most of the rest of the world is cold, but we also have a way of making the season festive”: Living in...

Antigua, U.S.A.: Copyright Rights

Both Talk Antigua and Caribbean Free Radio blog about Antigua being awarded the right to violate copyright protections on goods like films and music from the United States.

Iran:A poor musician in photos

Mohammad Tajik,blogger and photographer, has pusblished several photos of a poor musician in Tehran.It seems the musician is suffering from leprosy.

Serbia: 50 Cent in Kosovo

Prishtine: Independence and Kanun hosts a discussion of 50 Cent's recent concert in Kosovo.

Ghana: It's time for music in politics

Chale discusses the use of music in the Ghanian presidential race: “Kwame Asare Obeng, popularly known as A-Plus, is in the news again. After causing stirs on the music scene...

Jamaica: In-Your-Face Culture

Francis Wade says that Jamaican culture comes at people “like a truck barreling down on them on a highway that is impossible to avoid.”

Russia: Deti Picasso

Georgia & the South Caucasus is impressed by the ethnic Armenian indie band from Russia, Deti Picasso. Fusing both traditional Armenia with alternative contemporary sounds, the blog hopes that the...

China: Free Music Deal

Fons from China Herald blogs about the deal between EMI and Baidu on free internet music service.

Ukraine, U.S.: Carol of the Bells

Ukrainian Musical Matters writes about a 1916 Ukrainian song that became a Christmas hit in the United States.

Japan: Pearl Harbor and John Lennon

kitanomizube[jp] reflected on peace and violence on the day of the Pearl Harbor attack, which also happens to be the day John Lennon passed away.

Ukraine: Bryan Adams, Enrique Iglesias, Michael Jackson

Ukraine Musical Matters reports on the recent Kyiv concerts of Enrique Iglesias and Bryan Adams and Michael Jackson's upcoming visit.

Kazakhstan: Interview with Jantemir Baimukhamedov

Jantemir Baimukhamedov, a.k.a. Jantik, is a popular Kazakhstan's musician, a prankster and an entertainer. He gives live shows with his band (gigs are booked several months ahead), hilariously re-scores blockbuster...

Armenia: The Music Business

Dominic in Armenia takes an inside look at the music business in Armenia.

Russia: Nazim Hikmet and Nazim Nadirov

Moscow Through Brown Eyes writes about Nazim Hikmet, a Turkish Communist poet and political activist, and Nazim Nadirov, a Kurdish musician aka Dr. Ethno: “p.s. OK, so Nazim Hikmet and...

Croatia: Zagreb Photos

David Sasaki walks around Zagreb, taking pictures.

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