Category Archives: Music

Do You Believe In Magic?

I think that Shackman, who has suggested this topic for this week’s 2 on 1 Friday post, asks about the supernatural variety and not the other kinds like illusion, the Indian rope trick etc. I shall therefore restrict my response … Continue reading

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What A Memory Trigger!

I had a hair cut this morning and the saloon’s FM Radio played a song from my youth that took me back to many memorable moments for two reasons. The first one for the song itself for its remarkable music … Continue reading

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An Unforgettable Evening.

“A salon is a gathering of people under the roof of an inspiring host, held partly to amuse one another and partly to refine the taste and increase the knowledge of the participants through conversation.” “Chamber music is a form … Continue reading

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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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