Archive for the ‘Handpicked’ Category

I stopped listening to Hindi pop ever since Daler Mehndi and his brother stepped into the scene and started mixing Punjabi and potatoes with every damn song. I lost faith. But recently I came across a gem in Sona Mohapatra. She is simply amazing.

The lyrics of this song is a prime example of ‘out of the box’ thinking. The lady asks her lover not to come back because she enjoys longing for him. Super creativity!


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Handpicked #6

‘Drive’ by REM. Micheal Stipe’s voice is haunting!

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Handpicked #5

CCR’s cover of Screamin’ Jay Hawkins’ ‘I put a spell on you’.

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Handpicked #4

Led Zeppelin’s version of ‘When the Levee breaks’.

When God plays the Guitar…

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Handpicked #3

Lynyrd Skynyrd’s epic ‘Free Bird’. The wailing guitar piece featured in the song is one of Rock’s very best.

PS: An interesting article related to the song

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Handpicked #2

Van “the Man” Morrison’s definitive romantic song – Moondance.

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Handpicked #1

Ok. Here is a new feature. Thanks to Youtube, a song right out of my favourites list, will be available on my blog, every week. I will start with Cat’s in the Cradle by Harry Chapin. Its a wonderful song with powerful lyrics.

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