What are some popular Persian songs?


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Popular Persian songs include "Esmeh Koochik" by Shahram and Sharouz, "Nafas Nafas" by Farshid Amin and "Meshki" by Saeed Shayesteh. Andranik Madadian, whose popular songs include "Foroudgah" and "Gole Bandar," is another well known performer in Iran and the United States.

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Shahram Shabpareh of the group Shahram and Sharouz migrated from Iran to California. After the Islamic Revolution, he was prohibited from returning to Iran, and he remains in the United States as of 2015. Born in 1948 in Tehran, Iran, he is a musician known for his 2012 album "Tar Ta Guitar" and his 2008 album "Tapesh."

Saeed Shayesteh is an Iranian pop star known for performing Iranian Arabesque music. This style of music is a hybrid of Arabic music and the local music of other Middle Eastern and Mediterranean countries.

Andranik Madadian, known by his stage name Andy, is a well-known Armenian-Iranian singer-songwriter and actor. Andy became famous when he joined Kouros Shahmiri, and he later collaborated with Richie Sambora and Jon Bon Jovi. Andy was nominated for Best Male Artist, Best Live Act and Best Entertainer of the Year at the World Music Awards in 2013. The following year, he was given the Millennium Award at the Big Apple Music Awards in NYC.

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