Asha Bhosle Mix Tape

A is for Asha

Asha Bhosle, sister of Lata Mangeshkar, wife of R.D. Burman is Indian musical royalty.

An adventurous and bold singer, Asha does it all: filmi songs, ghazals, art music, pop, New Age and even some neo-disco.

Herewith a selection of 30 tracks for your listening pleasure

Vol. 1

01 Pyase Do Badan

02 Mud Mud Ke Na Dekh

03 Tu Tu Hai Wohi

04 Dialogue and Song: Mera Kuchh Samaan

05 Udi Baba

06 Yeh Salam Aakhri

07 Chura Liya Hai Tum Ne

08 One Two Three Baby

09 The Way You Dream

10 Noorie

11 Gulabi Raat Gulabi

12 Dil Cheez Kya Hai

13 Ave Maria (Om Ganesha)

14 Kam Nahin Sharab Se Shokhiyan Shabab Ki

A V1

 

Vol 2

16 Inteha Ho Gayi Intezar Ki

17 Mera Man Bhatak Raha Diwana

18 Duniya Men

20 Yeh Dhuaan

21 Mera Naam Hai Shabnam

22 Aati Rahengi Baharen

23 Tip Tip Tip

24 Dialogue and Song: Justju Jis Ki Thi

25 Kitni Thandi Pawan

26 Yeh Kya Jagah Hai Dosto

27 Log Mujhe Pagal Kehtain Hai

28 Sochta Hai Kya

29 Neeyat-E-Shauq

30 Dum Maro Dum (Take Another Toke)

B V2

Braziliero Mixtape

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A little playlist of Brazilian sounds. Enjoy as you watch the synchronized swimming.

Or wrestling.

Or badminton

Or discus.

 

Track Listing:

01 Bahia (Aka: Baia) [Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd]

02 Sangria [Ceu]

03 Reza [Flora Purim]

04 Brazil [Frank Sinatra]

05 Brazilica [Ramsey Lewis]

06 Roda [Sergio Mendes and Brasilia 66]

07 Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth) [feat. Seu Jorge]

08 Desifinado [Joao Gilberto]

09 A Novidade [Gilberto Gil]

10 Tristeza E Solidão [Baden Powell and Vincius De Moraes]

11 Ou Bola Ou Bolica [Tamba Trio]

12 River Song [Bebel Gilberto]

13 Agua de Beber [Jovem Brasa]

14 Samba Dobrado [Djavan]

15 Tamanco Na Samba [O Trio 3D]

16 Chica-Chica-Boom-Chic [Les Etoiles]

17 The Look Of Love [Sergio Mendes and Brasilia 66]

18 Na Rua da Sao Paulo [Kaboko Meu]

19 Brazilian Stomp [George Benson and Earl Klugh]

20 The Girl From Ipanema (Garota De Ipanema) [Frank Sinatra and Antonio Jobim]

 

VB

Bhajan and Kirtan Mixtape

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Get mystical. Get spirit filled. Raise your vibration. Rattle your bones.  Sing some bhajans and kirtans.

Track Listing:

01 Deedney Deedar Sahib []Bhai Harjinder Singhji Srinagar Wale and Sant Niranjan Singhji Jawadi Kalan Wale]

02 Shiv Rath [Rohtas Baba]

03 Nain ghat ghatatan ek ghari [Kumar Gandharva]

04 Bhajan [Unknown]

05 Kyoon Paani Mein Malmal Nahaye [Anup Halota]

06 Main To Prem Diwani [Juthika Roy]

07 Shankar Ram Gayo (Folk Song [Gulzar Bhar])

08 Govinda Bhajan [J. Mevandy]

09 Beet Gaye Din Bhajan Bina Re (Kabir) [Sanjeev Abyankar]

10 Bhajan – Malhar Mala – Badar Dekh Dari Ho – Shayam Main [Sultana Parween]

11 Shabad [Saida Begum]

12 Na Mein Dharmi [OS Arun]

13 Sodat Ki Chowk [Dr Gurnam Singh]

14 Har Har Maroonga [Prahald Singh Tipanya]

15 Ramaiya Bin Nind Na Aave [Lata Mangeshkar]

16 Hansa Re Hans Hans [Unknown]

17 Apna Aap Pahchan Re (Kabir Bhajan) [C.H. Atma]

18 Bhajan Kar Rab Da [Sardar Surjeet Singh]

19 Aisi Laagi Lagan [Anup Jalota]

20 Raga Misra Tilang – Bhajan [Kaushiki Chakrabarty]

 

Bhajan

Global Gambol

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Tajikistan, Iraq, Congo, Haiti, Niger, Cuba, Syria, USA, Greece and Azerbaijan are just some countries represented herein!

Enjoy!

Track Listing:

01 Dilkash [Habil Aliev]

02 Ishtâr (Assyrian-Babylonian Goddess of Fertility) [Munir and Omar Bashir]

03 Raghuvamsasuta [Chitti Babu]

04 Modar

05 Youyou Aleli Veka [Wendo Kolosoy]

06 Seme lecon [Rodrigue Milien et Combite Creole]

07 Semsam (Assyrian) [Ibrahim Keivo]

08 Criminal Mother-In-Law [Antonis Diamantidis]

09 Ya Ra’ab [Zafa]

10 Marina [Ilham al Madfai]

11 El Microphono ]Mexican Institute of Sound]

12 Bahor omad [Mubaraksho]

13 Imidiwan Win Sahara [Tinariwen]

14 Alma Impura [Orquesta Aragon]

15 Kunglim Guli [Yulduz Usmanova]

16 Ишки пок

17 White Horse In Dark Valley [Riley Lee]

GG

Early Winter Mixtape

She Moves On

An early winter mixtape of warm comforting sounds. Featuring jazzy organ from South Africa (AM Stragglers), covers aplenty, (The Mirettes, Rueben Wilson, Georgia Soul Council) and a touch of jazz, roots, pop and fused qawwali!

She may be gone but you can still smile with this.

 

Track Listing

01 This Is The Army Of Forgotten Souls [Transglobal Underground]

02 Lady Day [Georgia Soul Council]

03 Mi Confesion [Gotan Project]

04 Go Ahead [Lightning Hopkins]

05 Almost Fed Up With the Blues [John Hiatt]

06 Police [Wajha]

07 The Fisherman Leo Kottke]

08 Jungle Strut [Gene Ammons]

09 Stand by Your Man [The Mirettes]

10 Lady Marmalade [Mongo Santamaria]

11 The Cisco Kid [Rueben Wilson]

12 This Place I Call Home [George Duke]

13 She Moves On [Paul Simon]

14 For Once In My Life [Live] {The Temptations]

15 I’m a Manchild [Uptown Funk Empire]

16 The Long Road [Eddie Vedder and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan]

17 Maula Maula [Divya Lewis, Qadir Khan, Murtaza Khan, Rabani Khan]

18 Ain’t That Loving You, Baby [Robert Curtis Smith]

19 Global a Go-Go [Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros]

20 When The Trail Goes Cold [Wooden Wand]

21 Love Minus Zero [Eliza Gilkyson]

22 Blue Pumps [The A.M. Stragglers]

23 Here I am Broken Hearted [T Bone Walker, Big Joe Turner, Otis Spann]

24 Boat To Nowhere [Anoushka Shankar]

25 French Ska [Skashanas]

26 Silver Mantis [The Alpha Band]

27 Broke and Hungry [Blind Lemon Jefferson]

28 Des croissants de soleil [Emilie-Claire Barlow]

29 Good Morning Blues [Karen Dalton]

30 The Lewinsky March [Rabih Abou Khalil]

SMO

Breakthrough Afrika

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God bless every African musician. We would all live much more miserable lives without you.

Track Listing v.1

01 Minuit [Fagaru Evolution]

02 Muxima [Os Keizos]

03 Amasco dima no [Rochereau and African Fiesta]

04 Aura moreno[ Tabu Ley Rochereau]

05 Bowao [Tiers Monde]

06 Bholen Mwana [Orchestre Negro Succes]

07 Bahole Njalo [Mahlathini]

08 Camarada Kill Bill [Paulo Flores]

09 Belga [Cesaria Evora]

10 Tezeta [Getatchew Mekurya]

11 Zunkuluke [Quatre Etoiles]

12 Saudades De Luanda [Os Keizos]

13 Tika Nasakola [Sam Mangwana]

14 K’an Ben [Taj Mahal and Toumani Diabate]

15 Makono [Lobi Traore]

16 Wariko [Amadou Balake]

 

V1.

Track Listing v.2

17 Petit Sekou [Bembeya Jazz National]

18 Testament Ya Bowule [Simaro Massiya Lutumba]

19 Rhumba [The Cold Storage Band]

20 Breakthrough [The Funkees]

21 Umuntu Ngumuntu Ngabantu [Brenda Fassie]

22 The More I See You [The Invaders]

23 Mke wa kwanza [Orcestre Simba Wanyki]

24 Awé Ho Mè [Orchestre Black Santiago]

25 Retany [Tarika]

26 Mi Guajeo [Orchestre N’guewel]

27 Almokerkum Neber [Hiru Begele]

28 Marie Lou [Tabu Ley]

29 Mr. Bull Dog (45 Version) [The MEbusas]

30 Tar Hani (My Love) [Bombino]

31 Kôté Don [Rokia Traore]

32 O Mang [Hi Hop Pantsula]

V2.

 

International Jazz Day

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Yesterday was International jazz Day.  With America’s greatest cultural contribution in the doldrums (about as popular as snakes and stomach cancer in the polls) let’s do our bit to give good old Jazz a bit of rousing cheer.

ijd

Part 1:

01 Soul Stirrin’ [Bennie Green]

02 Bocochê [Baden Powell and Vinicius De Moraes]

03 Clarinet Marmelade [Louis Armstrong]

04 Move On [The Bamboos]

05 In Walked Bud [Thelonious Monk]

06 River of Crystals [Kenji Kawai]

07 Young Man [Mose Allison]

08 A Little Yellow Ribbon [Nat King Cole Trio]

09 Without A Song [Tommy Dorsey and Frank Sinatra]

10 Naima’s Love Song [John Hicks Quartet featuring Bobby Watson]

11 Rouvé Canal La [Barel and Honore Coppet]

12 Sialkot[ Red Baraat]

13 Creole Love Call [Art Baron]

14 Cut Plug [Sonny Stitt]

15 G.P.’s Boogie [Muddy Waters Band]

16 Underground System [Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Egypt 80]

Pt. 1

Part 2:

01 Don’t Cha Hear Me Callin’ To Ya [Junior Mance]

02 Black Up [Karl Bryan and Count Ossie]

03 Dickie’s Dream [Jay McShann]

04 You’ve Made Me So Very Happy [Jiro Inagaki and Soul Big Media]

05 A Hymn For Us (Part 2)[Kyle Shepherd]

06 Sconsolato [Mark Murphy]

07 Layin’ In The Cut [Lonnie Smith]

08 Latin Bantu Lounge [Afro-American-Arctic]

09 Where or When [Bill Charlap Trio]

10 John Lewis [Herlin Riley Quintet]

11 Rhumba [The Cold Storage Band]

12 Death [Bob Brozman]

13 I Get a Kick Out Of You [Jerry Wiggins Trio]

14 Slop [Charles Mingus]

15 April in Paris [Ahmad Jamal]

16 Mon Homme (My Man) [Dee Dee Bridgewater]

17 Fly Me To The Moon [Ramsey Lewis Trio]

18 Concierto De Aranjuez (Part 1) [Miles Davis and Gil Evans]

19 Groovin’ [George Benson]

20 Blues for Alvina [Take 4] (Freddie Hubbard)

Pt.2