Category Archives: Music

Memory Trigger – Ho Jayega.

This is the mug from which I now drink my morning and afternoon tea. Ho Jayega in Hindi means It Will Happen. Yesterday evening I heard my son Ranjan singing something that sounded like arewah punma punma punma. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger – Song.

The trigger. I got this message forwarded to me in WhatsApp by a friend “Sonu Nigam singing Mohd. Rafi’s famous song “Dil ke jharoke mein” in a concert in London… All instruments are played by foreigners except the singing by … Continue reading

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Friendship.

Facebook suggested to my young friend Aneesh that he publishes the first anniversary of our friendship on Facebook. He promptly obliged. Reading that another old friend GSM and I exchanged the following comments. GSM: How many real friends do you … Continue reading

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Fy Fy Fy.

I was teasing a friend on Whatsapp for his ideology and he responded with “I know that you are chavifying me….” I bet that none of my non Indian readers can decipher that, and perhaps some Indians too! Let me … Continue reading

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The Mystery Of The Earworm.

For the past three days I have had this earworm bugging me. ¬†It was also bugging me as to why it suddenly popped up in my consciousness. First it simply was the tune without the lyrics. When Manjiree returned home … Continue reading

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Georgia On My Mind.

One of my all time favourite singers and favourite songs. What brought that to my mind today is this great photograph! ¬†Please click on the image for a larger resolution. And if you are interested to learn more about the … Continue reading

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Being Senior.

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My Life In Three Songs. 2 On 1.

Trust Shackman to come up with this great idea for the weekly Friday blog post where both of us write on the same subject. Please do go over to his blog to see what he has to say. Knowing him … Continue reading

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Comfortably Numb.

My cousin/friend Mohan in response to my post on Commitment 2on1#3 sent this to me. I leave it to the imagination of my readers to figure out why. Hello, Is there anybody in there Just nod if you can hear … Continue reading

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Handmade Toy Violin.

Every now and then a street vendor goes around hawking handmade toy violins on Indian streets playing catchy and popular tunes to entice unsuspecting buyers. Earlier this morning, one such vendor went by our home playing one of my favourite … Continue reading

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