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Persian Funk

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01
Cheshm Be Rah
Artist: Shohreh
3:38
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02
Hard Groove
Artist: shamaizadeh
2:41
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03
Del
Artist: Shohreh
4:14
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04
Morteza
Artist: Morteza
3:17
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05
Del Dare
Artist: Kourosh Yaghmaei
3:11
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06
Soul Raga
Artist: MEHRPOUYA
3:34
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Ghabileye Leyli
Artist: MEHRPOUYA
2:00
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Past Time Paradise
Artist: Martik
3:17
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09
Talagh
Artist: Googoosh
2:57
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10
Prison Song
Artist: Shahram Shabpareh
3:19
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11
Respect
Artist: Googoosh
3:47
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Album Information

Total Tracks: 11   Total Length: 35:55

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Wondering Sound

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04.08.11
A persuasive glimpse at a hidden world
2011 | Label: Secret Stash Records / Syntax Distribution

"Oh, great — another 'funk-from-far-off-places' compilation." It's perfectly understood if you're skeptical, but this collection of Western-flavored music from pre-revolutionary Iran, from a new Minneapolis specialty-reissue house, is better understood as a kind of shadow history of how American and British pop, rock, soul, and (yes) funk made their way into the music of the Persian Gulf during the 1970s. The usual soundtrack strings are present and accounted for, but the orchestrations are tangy enough… read more »

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Persian? Yes. Funk? Hmmm.

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Tracks 2 and 7 are the only true funk tracks here, but are the stand-out best on the album and will make some terrific breaks for loop-happy rappers. The final track - a cover of Respect - just about scrapes through if you like that sort of thing. But if the rest can really be called funk, you'll be left wondering what can't.