If you still think Islam forbids music watch this
Last week I caught on Moroccan television one of the most extraordinary music performances I have seen for years. It was Mohammed Al Bakri and an orchestra from Bahrain - where Sharia law is a principal source for legislation - performing Bob Marley's No woman no cry as seen in the photo. Copyright owner Tunes Arabia has blocked embedding of the performance video. But it can be viewed on YouTube via this link; do watch it all the way through as it becomes progressively more extraordinary. As Ian Whiteman declared in a recent guest contribution: "No big bearded imam was going to tell me music was haram".
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