Mehfil announces the month of ‘Train Songs’

Trains, the train tracks, have been an important part of our Hindi cinema. There have been romantic songs on a train, or people separating from each other on a railway platform, singing soulful songs on the train etc. An equally popular scenario is of the hero traveling on the roads and the heroine traveling on …

‘Lawani’ Songs from Hindi Films

When the Hindi talkie films started in India, the film songs were usually based on Indian classical music. It also had an influence of musical plays that were popular those days. The result was the songs were not easy to hum and if we listen to some of the songs, they sound like a chant. …

Songs Picturised in a Recording Studio

A few months back, while I was preparing my post 'My Favourite Eye songs', I came across a song that was picturised as a Radio song. By that I mean it was shown as being aired on a transistor. I got interested ( I mentioned so in the post that time as well) and looked for similar songs. That's when I discovered that majority of those songs are picturised in a radio station's recording studio. That brought me back to my original theme of Recording studio Songs. Further I gathered interesting bits of information about the recording studios and history of song recording in India.

Rekha's Sousaphone

"Geet, beet, bazao baajaa!"

Trivia

The spice of life

Evergreen Indian film music

Great film music and great music directors

Conversations Over Chai

A Journey Through Golden Era Of Hindi Film Music

Songs Of Yore

A Journey Through Golden Era Of Hindi Film Music

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