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Seu Jorge Sings an Impromtu Version of "Oluan"

Just before his Boston concert, with the sun setting over the Charles River, and street traffic below, Seu Jorge pulled out his guitar and sang a song for us on the fire escape outside the Royale theater. It's called "Oluan," a term from the Yoruba culture and religion in northeast Brazil.
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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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