Tuesday, 3 February 2009

12. Cekic Ali

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Çekiç Ali was a renowned Turkish singer and bağlama player. Here are some of his songs:
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Doğar yaz ayları
"Summer months are born"
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Kızılırmak
"Red stream"
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Sarı yazma
"Yellow scarf"
[thanks to Ahmet Toprak of turkradio.us for correcting the original, faulty translation]
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The excellent Turkish music label Kalan Müzik released a CD and an audio cassette of his folk songs in 1999 (Kalan 152).
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1 comment:

  1. Hello:

    "Yazma" does not mean "writing". It is a type of head scarf.

    See the following images:

    http://images.google.com/images?q=yazmalar

    Ahmet Toprak
    http://www.TurkRadio.us

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