Khmer Rock And The Killing Fields


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Robin Denselow tells the story of Cambodia's rock and roll stars who emerged during the late 1960s with a new sound known as 'Khmer Rock'.

Under Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge, almost all these singers and musicians were killed, but they’re still revered by Cambodians today.

Producer: Sarah Cuddon

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2009.

Robin Denselow explores Cambodia's rock and roll in the late '60s, known as 'Khmer Rock'.