Music
Hindi Movies
Classical Songs — A collection of 50+ Indian classical songs on YouTube from old Hindi movies.
Songs for Singles — A bunch of songs for those who are single.
Happy Songs — A large collection of happy songs from 1950s to 1970s.
Joyful Fast Songs — Fast paced songs from modern movies with positive lyrics.
Qawwalis — A collection of qawwalis from Hindi movies.
Songs on Separation — A collection of touching songs on YouTube from old Hindi movies. "Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation." — Kahlil Gibran.
Lullabies and Soothing Songs — Lullabies are rare in Hindi movies. A collection of soothing lullabies that shall surely put you to sleep.
Romantic Songs with Good Lyrics — Songs with great lyrics.
Funny Songs from Childhood — These songs were close to my heart when I was growing up :)
Romantic Ghazals — Each of these ghazals is positive, playful, colorful!
Romantic Duets — Falling in love is a beatific experience - a gift from God - to be cherished forever. A small collection of soothing romantic duets from old Hindi movies.
Prem Jogan Ban Ke by Bade Ghulam Ali Khan — A small anecdote: I noted that an "extra note", out of the Raga, was used towards the end by Bade Ghulam Ali Khan in this famous song in Mughal-e-Azam.
Others
Mohammad Aman - Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012 — Mohammad Aman gave electrifying performances in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012.
Sattar Khan - Indian Idol — A gifted 16-year old singer from a remote village in Rajasthan with no light and no tv. He sang two wonderful songs: 'Gama Wala Charkha' and 'Sajda'.
Ketaki Gulab Juhi — My favorite classical song from Hindi movies. Beautiful lyrics and spotless singing by Bhimsen Joshi.
On Seeing the Beloved — Seeing one's beloved is a beatific experience. It's pure joy! Intoxicating! :) This theme is presented from many different angles in these songs.
Anwesha Dutta Gupta — Anwesha is a 14-year old singer who mesmerized everybody with her flawless renditions of a wide variety of difficult songs in Chhote Ustaad 2008. Superb!
Sorrow and Malencholy — Violin and Piano Pieces — Chanced upon some soulful compositions when I was separated from my daughter in 2008.
Modern Hindi Movie Songs — Lovely songs from modern Hindi movies.
Abida Parveen — Abida Parveen is a Sufi singer from Pakistan. Her singing is soulful and mesmerizing. She sings from her heart. Through her, I started developing an interest in Sufi poetry. Abida Parveen also sings ghazals and north Indian classical compositions.
Pari Hoon Main — The cherubic heroine of the movie Kai Po Che (2013) dances garba to this tune from 1990s, originally sung by Sunita Rao.
Meera Bhajans by Lata Mangeshkar — YouTube collection of bhajans from "Chal Wahi Des" by Lata Mangeshkar.
Musarrat Abbas in SaReGaMaPa 2007 — Musarrat Abbas was one of the top-3 singers in SaReGaMaPa who sings like Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan! Watch his videos, especially "Sanwre" that made him famous.
Dave Thomas plays Yann Tiersen — Dave Thomas plays Yann Tiersen's compositions very well on the accordion and the piano.
Send me email