Swallows flying over the pyramids

Nostalgique Egypte - Chansons d'amour, de charme et improvisations 1925 - 1960 is an Egyptian tribute compilation made by French label Buda Musique.
During this golden age that runs from the interwar period until the early 1970s, Egyptian music will literally flood the region, from the Gulf to the Atlantic Ocean, undergoing profound and complex change; the greatest are all there: Oum Kalthoum, Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Abel Halim Hafez, Farid El Atrache, but also remarkable artists, less known outside the East, like Laure Daccache, Egyptian of Lebanese origin, not only a singer but also one of the first Arab women to compose her own songs and to accompany herself on the 'oud, or even Asmahane, sister of Farid El Atrache.
(This post is dedicated to the wonderful crew of Dream Weapons, who have allowed to open portals of awareness and learning for many years to those who are eager for this ancestral knowledge).

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