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Sound Tracks | Seun Kuti performs "Zombie" | PBS

Duration: 06:30
Program: Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders (Pilot)
Broadcast Date: Aug. 22, 2011

As a tribute to his father, Seun Kuti opens his concert with one of Fela's signature songs, "Zombie," a scathing indictment of the Nigerian army for blindly following repressive orders. This is Afrobeat at its most provocative written by a man who repeatedly challenged the military regime and paid the price in countless beatings and arrests.

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Post Date: August 22, 2011