Friday, October 17, 2014

Sapan Jagmohan: Videsh (1981)

Videsh

Sapan Jagmohan's greatest moment was in all probability 1973's superb 'Call Girl'. The composing duo was responsible for a number of additional scores though, of which 'Videsh' is quite enjoyable if not entirely spectacular.

It's fairly funky, much of it… opening track 'Meri Aakhon Mein Ek Sapna Hai' has been featured on compilations and contains an irresistible guitar intro (why can't Bollywood actors playing guitar in films ever even try to make it look believable?) and some interesting breaks, while 'Come On Baby Dil Kisko Degi' and its English language counterpart 'Don't Burn Me' are supremely cheesy (and catchy) dancefloor stompers. Is that The Osmonds' 'Crazy Horses' they've borrowed the whinnying sound at the end of the verses from?

Track listing:
1. Mohd. Rafi & Pankaj Mittra: Meri Aakhon Mein Ek Sapna Hai
2. Hari Om Sharan, Jaspal Singh, Diltaj Kaur & Chorus: Tera Naam Pyara
3. Ajit Singh & Chorus: Come On Baby Dil Kisko Degi
4. Mohd. Rafi: Londonwali Se
5. Ajit Singh & Chorus: Don't Burn Me

8 comments:

  1. Thanks PC for another rare album....
    singer Ajit singh may be composer of ramsay brother`s Horror flick "Purana Mandir"
    anybody here have "Shor (1972)" film songs posted by PC in 2009
    http://www.mft3f.com/2009/05/laxmikant-pyarelal-shor-1972.html#.VEIUTTfNrYA
    if anyone have plz post link , i wanna complete album posted by PC

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  2. Thanks PC, a very rare and good album.

    Regards

    Vikram Singh

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  3. Thanks for sharing such rare & unheard of albums.

    Amritpal ji you can download SHOR as uploaded by PC here

    http://lix.in/-11beb8b

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  4. D33p bro!!! if you don't mind, do you have all PC rips?
    it looks awkward to chat on others blog but I am desperate to have few of them.
    Please inform.
    Thanks in advance

    Vikram Singh

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  5. I do have quite a few of them but not ALL.
    Some of the albums were not of my interest so didn't download...though in hindsight think I should have.

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  6. Thanks a lot d33p for link of my fav. album posted by PC
    i agree with gabrujat views , where we contact u for another links...?
    what about another Manoj Kumar most famous film "Roti Kapada Aur Makaan (1974)"
    http://www.mft3f.com/2009/09/laxmikant-pyarelal-roti-kapada-aur.html#.VEiwTDfNrYA
    Thanks & Regards

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