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Rebetika: Songs of Greece

Rebetika: Songs of Greece (1986)

Rebetika music evolved in the 1920s, combining jail songs and hashish-smoking songs of the Greek underworld with music brought to Greece by refugees from the Greek-Turkish War.

Length: 42 minutes

Performed by: Apodimi Compania

Featured in the National Registry of Recorded Sound collection

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National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 138939