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Cui Jian has nothing to his name but an anthem

Back in 1991, the band Identity Crisis was touring China, and ended up playing this impromptu rendition of his famous song with them.

by Jon Davis, Published 2015-04-04


Filed under: Video

Related artist(s): Dennis Rea

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