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Lata Mangeshkar - Down Melody lane

Lata Mangeshkar - Down Melody lane

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  •     Kalpavruksha kanyesaaThee
    This Marathi non-film song is a moving expression of a distraught daughter's gratitude towards her departed father....
  •     Tu Hamko Dekh Aur Hamaari Nazar Se Dekh
    I came to the last tape which I wanted to junk along with the rest but decided to have a quick listen. And out came this song that just had me spell bound....
  •     Raat Andhiyaari Hai
    Songs like "baandh preeti phuul Dore", "jaa re chandr" were being discussed on RMIM around that time. That was how my fascination for Babuji began and I started looking around for more of his songs....
  •     Ise Na Auur Lootiye
    "You can come to my place and stay. I will charge you one rare Lata song per night" Anant Rege said when I was planning to visit Canada to get US my visa stamped....
  •     Sapne Huye Saanche
    RC Boral's body of work with Lata is limited to just 2 movies and a huge chunk of that is from Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. Khawar Saheb was desperately looking for songs of this movie. He had heard those songs on Radio Ceylon and exclaimed "Lata ke ...
  •     Subah Ka Intezar Kaun Kare
    Coming to this Joru Ka Bhai-song, while the entire song is a masterpiece, there are still three specific highlights for me....
  •     Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya
    Apparently it’s the amusement night in Emperor Akbar’s lavishly decorated mirror palace but strangely all courtiers are sitting tense with bated breaths. The emperor is on his throne – looking agitated; the crown prince Salim is sitting nearby ...
  •     Jyoti Kalash Chhalke
    Jyoti Kalash Chhalke is a testimony to the musical genius of Sudhir Phadke who left for his heavenly abode on July 29, 2002. I still fondly remember meeting him last year at his Shivaji Park flat in Mumbai, when the great octogenarian and his ever so...
  •     O Sajana Barkha Bahar Aayi
    So now they say Lata Mangeshkar is almost eighty. The dates on calendar confirm that, so it must be true. But in my mind, Lata stays young, forever young. Her countless songs keep echoing there, rekindling memories from different stages of my life. P...
  •     Kahin Deep Jale Kahin Dil
    Some songs don’t just remain mere frameworks of notes rendered by some voices- instead they go on to become legends, thanks to their historical significance. The Bees Saal Baad- haunting song Kahin Deep Jale Kahin Dil perfectly fits that bill. It w...
  •     Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna Hai
    Rosy: (Giggling) Kuchh Bologe Bhi? Kaise Guide Ho? Raju Guide: Meri Samajh Mein Nahi Aaya. Kal Tak Aap Lagti Thii Ek Chaalis Saal Ki Boodhi Aurat Jo Zindagi Ki Har Khushi, Har Ummeed, Har Umang Kahin Beech Raste Mein Chhod Aayi Hai. Aur Aaj Lagti Ho ...
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