Umm Kulthum: ‘Enta Omri’, a song to advance Nasser’s brand of nationalism

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Recorded in 1964, Egyptian Umm Kalthoum’s most popular hit is more than just a beautiful love song; it’s also the brainchild of Gamal Abdel Nasser, the president of Egypt, who used the song to boost his influence in the Arab world.

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