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Revival (Basim Al-Hashimi)

Revival (Basim Al-Hashimi)
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Iraq
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Basim Al-Hashimi is an Iraqi guitarist who came to the US and recorded an album under the band name Revival, but returned to Iraq without it being released. The album later got limited release and has become a sought-after collectors' item. In the 90s, the album got an unauthorized reissue without his knowledge, along with a made-up story about him being killed in Iran. After many years away from music, Al-Hashimi relocated to France and started playing with the Gypsy Kings and as a solo artist. He released a new album in 2006.
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http://www.basimmusic.com
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Releases on file (2)
Basim Al-Hashimi — Al-Raheel Basim Al-Hashimi — Al-Raheel
((Not on label) no#, 2006, CD)
Revival — Revival Revival — Revival
((Not on label) no#, 1979/1995, CD)

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