Aami jhorer kachhe – আমি ঝড়ের কাছে রেখে গেলাম

This is one of my favourites. Why me only… people, especially the Bangla-speaking community, who love music to listen to, they all love this song. Err… sorry, I made a mistake again. I should have said, People who ‘used to’ love music to listen to, they all ‘used to’ love this song. Yes… used to, … Continue reading

Aakash amay bhorlo – আকাশ আমায় ভরলো আলোয়

This was a long pending musical day out for two friends. We took our cameras and left home early in the morning for unknown destination. The idea was to capture some outdoor shots. You have already seen an outcome of this trip with my harmonica in “Chhaya ghonaichhe bone bone” last week. This is the … Continue reading

Chhaya ghonaichhe bone – ছায়া ঘনাইছে বনে বনে

This song was recorded a few years back for the album ‘Raater Pakhi’. This was an album where I recorded some compositions of Rabindranath Tagore on my Harmonica. After that, [as per my nature] I started disliking the album strongly. Neither the recording quality, nor my style of playing and/or techniques… I left nothing what … Continue reading

Elo borosha je – এল বরষা যে সহসা মনে

Monsoon was already in. Most probably it was June 16, 2011. I can’t remember dates, however recent it is… It was raining throughout the night. The next morning, at around 8, when I left for office, the sky continued drizzling. I reached office at around 9:15. The rain was not stopping; ‘the streets of my … Continue reading

500 Miles (1962)

“500 Miles” (also known as “500 Miles Away from Home” or “Railroaders’ Lament”) is a folk song made popular in the United States and Europe during the 1960s folk revival. The simple repetitive lyrics offer a lament by a traveller who is far from home, out of money and too ashamed to return. “500 Miles” … Continue reading

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