Colonel Gaddafi plays Gabbar Nonstop Throughout Arab League Summit

And when I say Gabbar I am of course referring to the music of Abdel Halim Hafez not hardcore techno.

“the famous Egyptian singer who used to sing for late Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser in the fifties and sixties and who sang for pan-Arab nationalism.

This AJE article looks into what it all means… Back to the sixties … Gaddafi style!

If you are interested the shadowy world at the intersection between middle east politics and popular music check out my blog entry… UK Garage in Palestine: A Two Step Solution

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