The 1990s – Hindi Songs with Whistling

When I started the blog, in 2017, I had a theme in my mind. The theme was about the songs with whistling. Let it be in the prelude or interlude or anywhere. It should be an integral part of the song and I've observed many times that such whistling parts form an identity of the …

(Part 7) Lata with Forgotten / Lesser Known Composers

Last December, when I started collecting names of composers for the sixth part of the series, I had only five names on the list. But slowly I gathered more names and published the post last month. Though I did not mention it as a last part of the series In my mind it was. Last …

(Part – II) Remembering the Mesmerizing Voice – Amirbai Karnataki

I welcome the readers to the second and final part of the series. Today we will have a look at the duets and other songs by Amirbai Karnataki. Majority of the songs on the list are duets. Before we go to the song list, let me tell you about the tragedy in Amirbai's life. She …

(Part – I) Remembering the Mesmerizing Voice – Amirbai Karnataki

I was waiting for this opportunity for a long time. Last year I happened to miss her death anniversary. So I was keen this year. What should I say about Amirbai's voice! I was totally enchanted with her voice, when I started collecting and listening to her songs. Her voice was conventionally as per requirement …

(Part 6) Lata with Forgotten / Lesser Known Composers

Those who are following the series must have noticed the change in the title of the post. I've updated the titles of the older posts as well. The second part of the series had some of the stalwarts from the 40s and some readers didn't agree with my decision of including those names on the …

1993 – My Favourites

It was in August 2019, I published my 1992 favourites. After a gap of five months, I'm back with yearly song review post, my favourites from 1993. In 1993, I was in 9th standard. So whenever I hear any song from the year, I remember those days fondly. Those were the days! The private channels …