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  • Listening to Hachemi Gerouabi

    What better on a relaxed holiday day than listening to Hachemi Guerouabi, grand master of chaâbi music (people's or folk music) from Algiers?   Chaâbi came from working class areas in Algiers' casbah.  Its singers generally were city people displaced from rural areas.  They took melody from the classical Andalusian music that came to North…