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    Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    I've often heard about how Suheir Zaki was the first dancer to dance to OK music. But other than the video of Leylet Hob, I've never seen her dance to any other OK songs. Until this Oua Marayet Al Ayam:

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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum




    And this! Amal Hayati
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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    ahhhh....I love the electric guitar in these songs!!! Wish they were availalble on cd.


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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    Yea. Loverly.

    She also does the Amal Hayati bit (top clip) using the music from the original record with vocals. It's a powerhouse.
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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    Quote Originally Posted by jamielynn View Post
    ahhhh....I love the electric guitar in these songs!!! Wish they were availalble on cd.
    They are. See here Umm Kulthum Studio Recordings. 1st Movements Intro Samples.
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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    ahhhh!! Thank you! I had not checked back on that thread in a while and had not seen your link to the source. Thanks!!


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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    Love it!!!! Thanks for posting.
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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    Omar Khorshid and his "magic guitar" did to an album that was tribute to the Diva. It's a great CD ! Instrumental only.

    Amazon.com: Tribute to Om Kolthoum: Omar Khorshid: Music

    It has:

    Amar Hayati
    Anta Omri
    Fakarouni
    Hazihi Laylati
    Men Ajel Ayneyak
    Oua Marayet Al Ayam
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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    Quote Originally Posted by Alexandrian View Post
    Yea. Loverly.

    She also does the Amal Hayati bit (top clip) using the music from the original record with vocals. It's a powerhouse.
    Is there an online clip of that?


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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    Quote Originally Posted by norma View Post
    Is there an online clip of that?
    It gets played on Egyptian TV but I haven't seen it on youtube yet. I'll have it recorded next time it's on.
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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    In terms of her being the first dancer to dance to Oum Kalthoum, check out Shira's article on the subject:

    Tahia Carioca and Soheir Zaki - Singing with Their Bodies? Dancing to Oum Kalthoum's Music?

    cool stuff!
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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    Here's another clip to Lessa Fakir:

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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    Just came across this gem! Enta Omri!
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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    And the Leylet Hob video:

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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    LOL, those new posts are like a faceoff of Souheir's two most unfortunate/subliminal costumes! I thought the infamous beaded merkin was bad, but that trefoil in the center of the belt on the "Enta Omri" clip is a formidable challenger.
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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    Quote Originally Posted by MellyBelly View Post
    In terms of her being the first dancer to dance to Oum Kalthoum, check out Shira's article on the subject:

    Tahia Carioca and Soheir Zaki - Singing with Their Bodies? Dancing to Oum Kalthoum's Music?

    cool stuff!
    That's what all dancers should strive for, "singing with their bodies"!
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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    subscribing to thread to not miss out more goodies
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    Re: Suheir Zaki and Om Khoulsoum

    I hope we can find more gems on youtube!


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