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Iranian Singer Sussan Deyhim Contributes to the Argo Soundtrack


Sussan Deyhim (Photo Credit: Tino Rodriguez and Virgo Paraiso)

Iranian singer Sussan Deyhim left her country in 1976 and is now based in Los Angeles.

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She provides some of the vocals heard on the soundtrack for the new movie "Argo."

The film was directed by Ben Affleck and produced by George Clooney.

"Argo" is set in Tehran in 1979. Fifty-two Americans were being held hostage at the US embassy there.

Deyhim says when she read the script it "hit an emotional chord."