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Sammy Younan is the program director of Girth Radio: an online radio station that started broadcasting from inside The Pacific Junction Hotel bar (RIP!). At Girth he Hosts My Summer Lair (a pop culture celebration) & In Session… (which features music performances).

An avid writer; Red Letter Nights is his first book. His writing has appeared in the National Post, USA Today, Sole Shift, Relevant and Geek Hard.

Sammy doesn't get along with pants: Down With Pants!

Hidden Gem: Fadaul Et Les Privilèges “Sid Redad”

The Youtube description of this song sums it up perfectly: "Middle East & North Africa's own James Brown!!!" (They added the 3 !s not me).

I also dig this description from Jannis Stürtz the German behind Habibi Funk he describes Sid Redad as "Arabic funk played with a punk attitude." Yes Guy!
Enjoy.

Music for When You Want To Get Down and Funky!

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“Good” Friday…Happy Easter!

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