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Sezen Aksu (Episode I)

Her albums are available on iTunes. If you go to Turkey don’t hesitate to visit D&R (music & book shops that you can discover in many towns), you’ll be able to find her albums as well as some boxes. I want to start by suggesting these songs : ‘Nihayet’ : http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=jABVVXzCODs ‘Şen şarkı’ (backing vocals… » read more

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Ahmet Kaya (Episode I)

I grew up with his songs. Perhaps that’s why I was often sad during my childhood. Ahmet Kaya was a great master of music. In my opinion Turkey’s greatest singers and composers are Sezen Aksu and Ahmet Kaya. I ought to not have hesitated to introduce him in this former article of mine (it was… » read more

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I discovered Kızılırmak when I was nearly 10-12 years old. I love their album ‘Pir Sultan’dan Nesimi’ye Anadolu Türküleri’, a great album that is available on iTunes. Here are two songs. ‘Şifa istemem’ : ‘Haydar’ : http://www.izlesene.com/video/kizilirmak-haydar/5864595 Yours sincerely, Cem

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Yıldırım says Channel Istanbul project to be initiated in June – May 3rd 2013 “Transportation, Maritime and Communications Minister Binali Yıldırım yesterday attended the Rivers and Lakes in Ottoman Empire International Symposium, hosted by Erciyes University in Kayseri and jointly organized by the Transportation, Maritime and Communications Ministry and the Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry.… » read more

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