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Pop goes the world

New collections unearth the addictive sounds that keep fans in South America, the Middle East, and Asia tapping their toes

By Saul Austerlitz
Globe Correspondent / October 14, 2007

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Psychedelic cumbias from Peru. The folk music of Myanmar. Sugary Thai pop and soul. Raw, lightning-fast Syrian rock. Colombian sounds from the 1960s and '70s. (Full article: 1165 words)

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