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Bon Jovi Records Protest Song For Iran

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Bon Jovi Records Protest Song For Iran

Bon Jovi Records Protest Song For Iran

Bon Jovi Records Protest Song For Iran

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American rock star Jon Bon Jovi wanted to show his support for Iranians who are protesting the results of the elections on June 12, so he did what he does best — sing. Bon Jovi and his guitarist, Richie Sambora, performed "Stand By Me" — in Farsi — with Iranian pop star Andy Madadian. Madadian's music is banned in Iran, but he still has fans there.

Host Liane Hansen speaks with Madadian about his collaboration with Bon Jovi and Sambora.

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