Hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has banned Western music from Iran's radio and TV stations, reviving one of the harshest cultural decrees from the early days of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.Link. Philadelphia Will Do thinks this might be a pretty good idea. We think this'll only increase Kenny G's cult status as an edgy, antiestablishment icon among Persian college kids looking to stick it to the man.
Songs such as George Michael's "Careless Whisper," Eric Clapton's "Rush" and the Eagles' "Hotel California" have regularly accompanied Iranian broadcasts, as do tunes by saxophonist Kenny G.
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