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  Googoosh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When she was an infant, Googoosh's father divorced from her mother and due to patriarchal custody laws in Iran, she moved with her father to Tehran.
She began acting for the royal court of the Shah at the age of four and was warmly welcomed by the former empress, Soraya.
At the age of 20, Googoosh took part in various international music festivals and won the first prize and golden record for her French numbers, "Retour de la vie" and "J'entends crier Je t'aime", at the Cannes Festival in 1971.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Googoosh   (899 words)

 About Googoosh - Tapesh.Com Forum
Googoosh kheili haro pooldar kardeh va hanooz kheiliha az baghalesh nun mikhorand,va hanooz beh un surateh momken az in bozorg khanandeh Iran taghdir nashodeh.
Googoosh was born Faegheh Atashin in 1951 on Sarcheshmeh Street, in an old and worn down part of Tehran, to Azerbaijani immigrant parents from the former Soviet Union.
Googoosh is the biggest female pop star in our pop music.She is much more than a pretty face that possesses a great voice, she also possesses a great heart as well.
www.tapesh.com /forum/showthread.php?t=1939   (2651 words)

 Googoosh.com: Gooshoosh News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Googoosh was scheduled to perform Saturday at the Arena in Oakland, at a concert expected to draw a capacity crowd of thousands.
Googoosh says she is disappointed and troubled by the visa problems that forced Saturday's cancellation.
Googoosh believes Tehran's fundamentalist clerics are still upset that she sang in makeup and evening gowns to hundreds of thousands of fans, many of them men.
www.googoosh.com /news/sfchron2.html   (928 words)

 Iranian Music: Googoosh
Googooosh's mother was separated from her father when Googoosh was young, Googoosh never got a chance to live with her.
During the 1970's Googoosh began a meteoric rise to fame and success as she drove the edge of Iranian pop music further and further.
Googoosh's private life was not quite so successful and a series of bad marriages and abusive relationships followed.
www.iranchamber.com /music/googoosh/googoosh.php   (524 words)

 The Googoosh Phenomenon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Following Googoosh's comeback into the musical arena and the tremendous reception which she has received from her fans, IranMania commissioned an article from Fatemeh Safaei on the Googoosh phenomenon.
Googoosh represented all the things that Iran's post-revolution regime tried to make the people forget, but her music and presence had such strength that eventually they had to give in.
If any of us were in doubt, we were reminded, that Googoosh, like her name, was still as unique and in a level and class all on her own.
www.iranmania.com /news/currentaffairs/features/googoosh   (3863 words)

 IPersians Boards - Googoosh'e Interneti.
Agar yek melat hamseda beh googoosh kheyre maghdam migan va on ro beh in andazeh matrah mikoneh beh khater in neest keh kary behtar az on baray anjam dadan nadareh.
Googoosh jaraghehee bood keh dar asmane honar iran sholeh afkand va hata beest sal fasleh natonest in sholaro khamoosh koneh.
Googoosh nazaneenyst keh hameh doostash darim.agar kamy mosbatar fekr konym mitoonim begeem keh googoosh faghat beh khatere ma tan beh in safar dadeh faghat beh khater ma choon heech kas az farday khodesh khabar nadreh.
boards.ipersians.com /archive/index.php/t-4652.html   (3767 words)

 The World Press Review - People - Googoosh
Persian pop star Googoosh, who in the 1960s wore miniskirts and set Farsi poems to disco beats, is in the midst of a comeback after years of repression.
Googoosh (whose real name is Faegheh Atashin) was banned from performing and recording in Iran in 1979, when the Islamic Revolution replaced the Shah’s rule.
Googoosh reduced the 20,000-strong crowd to tears with renditions of old hits and surprised them with new, upbeat numbers.
www.worldpress.org /0601people3.htm   (319 words)

 Googoosh Persian Diva   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Fa-egheh Atashin, nick-named Googoosh, was born in 1950 in Sarcheshme street in Tehran, Iran.
Interestingly enough her father's wage was only 200 Rials and the three-year-old Googoosh became the actual bread-winner of the family.
Googoosh was discovered by Iranian composers for her natural singing talent, where she created a unique style in modern Iranian music
users.cjb.net /googoosh/bio.htm   (853 words)

 The Googoosh phenomenon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Googoosh phenomenon in the contemporary Iranian scene has to be seen to a great extent independent of the wish of this or that person.
Googoosh was part of a handful of singers (Dariush comes to mind) who represented secular modernity in pre-revolutionary Iran.
It was obvious that a large part of the audience clamoured for the happier songs, those with rhythm and dancing.
www.iran-bulletin.org /art/googoosh.html   (657 words)

 Magical Googoosh - A wonderful Persian singer
Googoosh had to survive a succession of men who tried to manipulate or own the talent that delighted millions.
For today's young Iranians, who know her music only through recordings, Googoosh is a symbol of what it was like to live before the revolution: in a Tehran of miniskirts and discos, a country as lawless as today, but more open to the world and to fun.
That the government has given an active Googoosh the green light to move back and forth may convince the most stubborn of diaspora Iranians that travel to Iran is easier for dual-nationals than it ever has been since 1979.
www.eng.uc.edu /~bjabbari/googoosh.htm   (831 words)

 Iran - Entertainment - Googoosh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Twenty years after the Islamic revolution put an end to her career, the Iranian singing icon Googoosh is still basking in the adoration of her fans.
Faegheh Atashin, nick named "Googoosh", was born in 1950 in the Azarbaijan province of Iran.
Googoosh began her career as a child star, acting and singing in many Iranian movies.
www3.estart.com /iran/entertainment/googoosh.html   (542 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | Region | 'A chance to sing their tears'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
While the Iranian government issued Googoosh a passport to leave the country, her return to Iran is a risk the singer has decided not to take.
When Googoosh first took the stage at the open-air Al-Ahli stadium, her Arab fans were as ecstatic as her Iranian ones.
And as reluctant as Googoosh is to talk politics, the album makes bold symbolic statements: the fl cover shows Googoosh's face through a veil of mourning and is entitled "Zardosht" (Zoroaster), a nod to Iran's pre-Islamic heritage frowned upon by Muslim clerics.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2001/527/re7.htm   (1045 words)

 First Run Features
Googoosh was Iran's most famous and beloved pop diva, until she was silenced following the 1979 Islamic revolution when female singers were labeled “temptresses” and forbidden to release records or perform publicly in the presence of men.
Made during the time when Googoosh was forbidden to grant interviews or perform, the film artfully pieces together clips from Googoosh’s career on stage and screen, creating a portrait of a woman who is a cultural icon for a country trapped between tradition and modernization.
And although still banned from performing in her homeland, Googoosh has recently rekindled the hearts of Iranians living abroad on the international touring circuit with sold out shows at such venues as: the Staples Center, Wembly Stadium, and the Air Canada Arena in Toronto.
firstrunfeatures.com /googoosh.html   (271 words)

 8.3 Newsmakers: Googoosh Returns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Googoosh embodies these strong emotional ties, since she was such a popular entertainer at the time many of them left.Googoosh's father is an Azerbaijani from Sarab, South Azerbaijan [in Iran], a town located between Tabriz and Ardabil.
From the age of three, Googoosh accompanied her father onstage and soon became known as a child singer.
Azerbaijanis especially appreciate Googoosh's public performances of the song "Ayrilig" (Separation), the lyrics of which are in Azeri and have come to symbolize the separation between Northern Azerbaijan (Republic of Azerbaijan) and Southern Azerbaijan (in Iran).
www.azer.com /aiweb/categories/magazine/83_folder/83_articles/83_news_googoosh.html   (454 words)

 Googooshmusic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Googoosh is not your average star, and Ms.
When Googoosh speaks she is very meticulous with her choice of words, making sure to satisfy the question, but never insulting another party, even after they have done the same.
The hair, what Googoosh wore her hair like was what was “in.” If you did have the newest Googoosh do, then well you didn’t have anything.
www.googooshmusic.com /article/article-arash8.htm   (369 words)

 Salon.com People | Let Googoosh sing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It remains to be seen how much Googoosh's concert tour will stir things up in Iran, but the buzz around her comeback in America is unprecedented.
Miles Copeland is rumored to be considering a purchase of Googoosh's entire catalog of songs, and Chanel has expressed interest in providing her concert wardrobe.
With violent clashes between pro-reformists and hard-liners as recently as a month ago, Googoosh could find her homeland in turmoil as dramatic as that which she fled over two decades ago.
archive.salon.com /people/feature/2000/09/18/googoosh/index2.html   (1032 words)

 TIME.com: Don't Cry for Me, Iran -- Page 1
Legendary Iranian singer Googoosh this week capped her first tour in 22 years with a concert in Dubai.
Although silenced by the Islamic revolution before many of them were born, even Iran's youth proclaim Googoosh as the preeminent icon of Iran's prerevolutionary social freedom.
TIME's Tehran correspondent Azadeh Moaveni met with Googoosh backstage and discussed the implications of her comeback for the future of Iran.
www.time.com /time/world/article/0,8599,103628,00.html   (840 words)

 Salon.com People | Let Googoosh sing
Googoosh, the stage name of the pre-revolutionary Persian pop diva Faegheh Atashin, is as famous in her homeland of Iran as Elvis is here.
Googoosh's is a story many Iranians have taken to heart, her sufferings resonating with their own.
But her real punishment came in her banishment from public performance, as the new ruling class declared women's voices to be "demonic," and initially prohibited almost all forms of music but prayers and revolutionary dirges.
archive.salon.com /people/feature/2000/09/18/googoosh   (719 words)

 DVD Talk > Reviews > Googoosh - Iran's Daughter > Printer Friendly
Googoosh is a legendary pop icon and actress from Iran who from the late 1960's through the 70's was as popular as Elvis or the Beatles.
The best part of the documentary is watching all the clips of Googoosh who always manages to wear a completely different costume, sing a unique song and exhude a very happy and positive persona that no doubt had an effect of the nation of Iran.
The footage of Googoosh singing is from old TV shows so it doesn't have a full sound but in some ways it sounds as good if not better than when originally broadcast.
www.dvdtalk.com /reviews/print.php?ID=14662   (726 words)

 TIME Europe | The Age of Googoosh | 8/28/2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
More than this, Googoosh's life itself embodies the modern Iranian experience: the bitter choices, the pain of separation, the loneliness of exile, the private life forever interrupted by politics.
Finally, the Ayatullah Khomeini gave her — as he did all female singers whose voices were deemed too provocative — the choice of staying mute, or moving abroad, and risking never being allowed to return.
But now that the Tehran regime is willing to export Googoosh — or at least not to deny to expatriates what it deems unfit for the population at home — the Iranian diaspora might be moved to give the new Iran a closer look.
www.time.com /time/europe/webonly/mideast/2000/08/googoosh.html   (1029 words)

 Iran's caged songbird / Wildly popular singer suppressed for 21 years
Googoosh fears she might be arrested if she returns to Iran.
Googoosh, 52, is working to start her own site (www.googoosh.com) in the next 4-6 weeks.
For two years, Googoosh's fans have also been able to see her story on film, in the documentary "Googoosh: Iran's Daughter," which was made by Farhad Zamani, an Iranian American filmmaker.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2002/09/29/PK173553.DTL   (902 words)

 CNN.com - Iran still gaga over pop diva Googoosh - July 20, 2000
TEHRAN (Reuters) -- Word that Iran's pop diva Googoosh will break 21 years of silence to perform abroad this month has electrified her legions of home-grown fans, many too young to know anything but her ubiquitous boot-leg recordings.
It is not hard to see the appeal of Googoosh amid the enforced austerity of Islamic Iran that camouflages what is in many ways a joyous and lyrical culture.
Her hairstyles and choice of clothes set the tone for the fashionable, while her every move was chronicled by the press.
edition.cnn.com /2000/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/20/iran.pop.reut   (686 words)

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Googoosh was included in 6 out of the 14 songs, but not just the Italian album, she was so "on" that she could sing the same songs perfectly in Spanish as well!
If you are a Googoosh fan, you might not think much of this feat, but to put it in perspective, no other non-European singer was included in the album and everyone at the festival marveled at the quality of the singer's voice and her ability to sing in perfect Italian and Spanish!
Her accent was too perfect and he marveled at her ability to blend her voice to that of a perfect Italian.The obsession infection had now infected him, and now he is a fan.
www.radiofreedom.net /page3.html   (1012 words)

 Let Our Diva, Googoosh, Free to Sing Petition
We, the undersigned, are fans of the Iranian Diva, Googoosh, who according to law has been provisionally banned to perform on the stage for being accused of breaching her contract.
On Dec 17th 2004, only eight days before the date of her concert in Las Vegas when Googoosh has been informed that she wouldn’t be able to perform on the stage, she eventually decided to get all her grief off her chest and talk to people.
This strong hatred is not just because of what they’ve done to Googoosh and how they abused her trust and fill their pockets, but it’s also because they are agents of Islamic Republic of Iran according to existing documents and are known as traitors nationwide.
www.petitiononline.com /g00g00sh/petition.html   (659 words)

 Dario Googoosh vinyl discography googoosh گوگوش Vinyl Discography Gougoush
Googoosh's last recordings were these four songs recorded in 1978, which according to some reports were released in 1979 on Cassette format only.
It is possible that her "Radio Iran" performances as a young teen were actually released on sleavless vinyl singles.
Googoosh also recorded another italian song...but this is back in Tehran and later in the 70's.
www.geocities.com /googooshdiscography   (2112 words)

In this 7th design of the most popular (if not easiest to remember) Googoosh fansite, we hope to titillate your senses with all things Googoosh.
PS> We tried as long as we could to fund the site ourselves, but now we simply cannot afford the many bills, so the site will have to go full commercial in order to pay for all this madness.
We still don't want to task Googoosh herself with the funding - we think we should not have to do that, so help out any way you can.
www.googoosh.com   (278 words)

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