The Rock Star and the Mullahs
January 21, 2006 Saturday 3PM CT
Fundamentalist Mullahs (mul-LAHS) in Pakistan have banned music, claiming it's forbidden in the Qur'an (kor-RAHN). This hour on Here on Earth, join Jean Feraca as she talks with the Pakistani rock star who is fighting the ban and the extremist forces behind it.
- Salman Ahmad (SAHL-man ah-MAHD), guitarist with the Pakistani rock band Junoon and subject of the BBC documentary, "The Rock Star and the Mullahs."
Soundbites and Music Used in the Program
- Salman Ahmad - "Masjid Mandir" - From the album Infinity - Nameless Records
- Junoon - "Bulleya" - From the album The Best of Junoon - EMI International
- Junoon - "Ghoom (Radio Edit)" - From the album The Best of Junoon - EMI International
- Salman Ahmad - "Ghoom Tana" - From the album Infinity - Nameless Records
- Jesse 9/4/06: "I totally agree would Salman Ahmad being a cool guy, and a whole lot more. What an amazing accomplishment to have audience with those who suspect him. This second listening brought up even more emotions and responses than the first one."