COPIED C.1575, BODLEIAN LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD – TAASA Review March 2012
their changing contexts.
However, the principles that accompany these shifting meanings remain little changed; these are the principles of truth, love, devotion and freedom. In the 1970s, Iran’s popular music industry underwent an acceleration of both Westernisation and expressions of resistance.
Queen of pop Googoosh (1950- ) epitomised this decade, with a range of Westernised musical styles and Persian love lyrics, laden with a plethora of light' metaphor...