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"The Rolling Stones of Morocco"

November 16, 2012

"Nas al-Ghiwan is known as the Beatles of Morocco, the Rolling Stones of Morocco, the Bob Dylans of Morocco," explains Elias Muhanna, professor in the Institute-housed Middle East Studies Program. Speaking to a reporter from PRI's America Abroad, a radio program on international affairs, Muhanna detailed the band's multigenerational appeal, stretching back to the tumultuous 1970s. Listen to the story here.