Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders

 
  

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Explore the making of a post-Soviet propaganda tune. Watch how the Seun Kuti, the youngest son of Afrobeat superstar Fela Kuti, is keeping his father's flame alive. Find out why the composer of the mockumentary Borat wrote a symphony for the people of Kazakhstan. Finally for our Global Hit listen to a performance by Mariza, the queen of fado, Portugal's "blues."
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ABOUT SOUND TRACKS: MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS

putin girlsPRI's The World host Marco Werman and the Sound Tracks reporting team travel deep into the heart of international music. They trace the legend of Afrobeat creator and superstar Fela Kuti; examine the raging popularity of Vladimir Putin’s sexy propaganda song; find out if music can help the creators of Borat make amends with the insulted people of Kazakhstan; and capture the mood of a cozy Portuguese bar with diva Mariza. With stirring performances and soulful interviews, Music Without Borders journeys across the globe on waves of incredible sound.

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