Yes, the eternal question! Let’s see if anyone cares to enter the debate this year! Or if we are all beyond these petty rivalries and don’t care.Continue reading
Happy Monday! I have 3 more days at my parents and I am just crawling through. My parents are lovely people of course, but I’m in that zone of “I can’t do anything now, but OMG I will have so much stuff to do in 3 days” which is stressful in a particular way. I keep obsessive planning like that’s gonna make things easier.Continue reading
What a happy day! Ashaji just makes you smile, doesn’t she? Because she is always smiling and you can’t help but smile back.Continue reading
Happy Saturday! And Happy RD Burman Day! Let us all create ridiculous art that is decades ahead of it’s time, and also wear cool black rimmed glasses.Continue reading
This will either get people very passionate, or not caring at all. No idea which! Also, not really sure which one I would choose?Continue reading
Another “Emily thinks deeply about songs” inspired post! She was talking about the surprise hits, the ones from new composers or singers or just different genres. And that made me think about those songs that changed everything.Continue reading
It’s Asha Bhosle’s Birthday!!!! How Wonderful! 85 years old today! (this is an updated and reposted post from last year)
For his birthday, I will give you 55 reasons to love him (mostly songs) (this is an updated and reposted post)
I’ve spent the past week slogging through the tragic misery that is Sanjay Dutt’s life. I need something fun! So, let’s talk about an old silly Rishi Kapoor movie.
Should I have been counting down, 88 to 1? Oh well, too late now, and anyway that would have been confusing. I’ll stick with straight 1 through 88. Or, for this post, 31-60 (first post here)
My local bank has this funky series of plaques along the side based on an editorial from the local paper from like 1954 called “Can We Wave the Flag Too Much?” This, my answer is going to be “No!”, at least if we are talking about the Indian flag. And so, a series of short posts suggesting some patriotic viewing choices on the ramp up to Independence Day. Also, some nice counter-programming to the Jab Harry Met Sejal bonanza.
Now, on Rahman’s birthday, I will call him “the Greatest Composer Since RD Burman” and it will be an equal compliment. The two of them are up there, all by themselves, on the list of popular film composers. For his birthday, I will give you 55 reasons to love him (mostly songs)
It’s Asha Bhosle’s Birthday!!!! How Wonderful! 83 years old today! And you want to know something interesting? It’s also Patsy Cline’s birthday! Another female singer who had a lot of life and a lot of love and an amazing voice.
Why a dozen? I don’t know! I always do a dozen! It seems like a nice round number, and it lets me do half facts and half songs. Although in this case I may swing even more in the songs direction.