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It has been quite a long time since I posted a theme based song list. I'm more inclined to tribute posts and researching for the posts is one of my favourite hobbies. A few months back, I had thought of a theme, which I'm presenting today. Though the central idea of the theme was ready, …

The ‘Radio Songs’ from Hindi films

This year in the month of March, I had a song list, the ‘Songs picturised in a recording studio’. Some of the songs on the list were radio songs. By that I mean, the songs are shown to get aired on the radio. But as I wanted to highlight the interesting history of song recording …

S D Burman – The 60s

In this part of the series, let's have a look at Burman Da's career in 60s. Burman da had overtired himself during 1960, eight of his films were released. Apna Haath Jagannath & Miya Biwi Razi were not hits, But a couple of songs from both the films were popular. For 'Miya Biwi Razi', Suman …

‘Two Different Moods’ in a single song

I was listening to the songs of 'Sharmili' the other day. One song struck me as interesting, 'Megha Chhaye Aadhi Raat'. Even if the song is not a happy one, the prelude and the interlude of first stanza (Antara), have a completely different mood. The other part of the song has a gloomy mood. Sharmili …