Unique assortment of Gramophone plates

February 13, 2007

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Because of the Bandh yesterday, just stayed at home and spent time listening to old gramophone plates. Heard Begum Akhtar, MS, Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, Ustad Bismillah Khan, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Aaradhana (Film) among others.

Just seeing the plate turn and spin out classic numbers made me feel really nostalgic. I went back in time.

Sharing the above article that appeared in The New Indian Express on August 26, 2006.

Other clippings:
26 January, 1950 issue of Indian Express
Sirikantada Srikanta
Impose Helmet Rule: Letter to the Editor
“Designer tribute to Karnataka”
‘Of hero worshippers and fan followings’ by Vijay Sai
‘Malgudi Times’ dated October 10, 2005

4 Responses to “Unique assortment of Gramophone plates”

  1. Prashanth M Says:

    Way to go RK. Haven’t seen a gramophone in real. Another reason to visit your place 🙂

  2. M O H A N Says:

    Classy stuff . As usual. Keep it up.

  3. praneshachar Says:

    hale classical alli muligihogiddra phone madidru receive madlilla iga karana tilithu
    wonderful another feather in the cap. again I went back to old days. eventhough we were not having gramaphone in our house but I use to hear it from my relatives house. from big
    discs to small discs. HMV was the famous one for this
    hats off
    three cheers to you RK

  4. Vijay Says:

    Wonderful stuff !!!

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