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Rock & roll jihad : a Muslim rock star's revolution

Author: Salman Ahmad; Robert Schroeder; Melissa Etheridge
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Free Press hardcover edView all editions and formats
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With 30 million record sales under his belt, and with fans including Bono and Al Gore, Pakistan-born Salman Ahmad is renowned for being the first rock & roll star to destroy the wall dividing the West and the Muslim world. Salman's story began in New York, where he spent his teen years learning to play guitar, hanging out at rock clubs, making American friends, and dreaming of rock-star fame. When his family  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Named Person: Salman Ahmad; Salman Ahmad; Salman Ahmad; Salman Ahmad
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Salman Ahmad; Robert Schroeder; Melissa Etheridge
ISBN: 9781416597674 1416597670 9781416597681 1416597689
OCLC Number: 310397958
Notes: Includes discography and filmography.
Description: 229 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction by Melissa Etheridge --
The Taliban and the guitar --
Growing up --
Wandering spirits --
American Desi --
Fiunding my way --
Rock & roll jihad --
Freedom --
Junoon --
Banned in Pakistan --
Fusion --
The Flight --
"Speak" --
"Ghoom Tana" --
Epilogue --
Discography & filmography --
Acknowledgements --
About the author.
Other Titles: Rock and roll jihad
Muslim rock star's revolution
Responsibility: Salman Ahmad with Robert Schroeder.
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