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Halfhearted welcome for the 'Voice of Kurdistan'

Iconic Kurdish singer Sivan Perwer returns to Turkey after 37 years in exile, but is not warmly embraced by the people who grew up with his music.
Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, Kurdish poet and singer Sivan Perwer (L), who had fled Turkey in the 1970s,  and Turkish singer Ibrahim Tatlises (R) greet people during a ceremony in Diyarbakir November 16, 2013. The president of Iraqi Kurdistan called on Turkey's Kurds to back a flagging peace process with Ankara on Saturday, making his first visit to southeastern Turkey in two decades in a show of support for Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. Masoud Barzani's trip to Diyarbakir, the main city in Turk

If you have been watching the news from Turkey recently, there is a good chance that you heard his voice, and that you want to hear it more.

But before you surf the net clicking on every link bearing his name, or spend more than a few bucks on his albums at online music stores, I recommend that you go to the man’s official website. There you will find his best recordings played one after another with good sound quality and no breaks in between songs.

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