Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders

 
  

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Imagine if First Lady Michele Obama ran off with Jay-Z on the eve of her husband’s re-election. Preposterous. Yet, back in the ’70s, the young, attractive wife of Canada’s suave prime minister, Pierre Trudeau, did disappear on re-election night and turned up dancing at Studio 54 in New York. Rumors spread of escapades with the Rolling Stones. Segment presented by Sound Tracks.
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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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