Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Rahul Dev Burman: Adhikar (1971)


'Adhikar' originally appeared on this blog as an EP, posted some 12 years ago. It seems I kind of liked it at the time, but without being overly impressed. I like the LP better, partly due to it including 'Sharab Nahin Hoon', featuring Asha Bhosle on vocals and Helen on screen. I'm a sucker for those two doing RD Burman songs. Additionally tracks such as 'Koi Mane Ya Na Mane' and 'Tum To Ho Sabke Rakhwale' make more of an impression on me now than they did then, don't ask me why. And 'Fashion Ki Diwani' still sounds pretty irresistible. It looks great too if you can find the film clip (someone pulled it off YouTube before I finished writing this); appealingly mod.

Track listing:
1. Manna Dey: Fashion Ki Diwani
2. Kishore Kumar & Asha Bhosle: Koi Mane Ya Na Mane
3. Asha Bhosle: Sharab Nahin Hoon
4. Mohd. Rafi: Rekha O Rekha
5. Asha Bhosle: Tum To Ho Sabke Rakhwale
6. Mohd. Rafi: Jina To Hai Usika (Qawwali)

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  1. Thank you a lot. I hope you never run out of soundtracks. God Bless.

  2. Thank you so much for sharing. Excellent rip. Appreciate your effort. I believe this is the second pressing LP and the first pressing was ring Odeon and blue based cover. Once again thanks for the previous EP upload.

    1. It is indeed; the 1st pressing's full-colour artwork is in fact much nicer. I'd imagine for budgetary reasons, re-pressings had a tendency to come with black & white covers, some of them blandly generic. I always try to find initial pressings, but there are times I need to make do (at least temporarily) with later ones.

  3. Haa haa... I still have the original blog post and tracks downloaded, pc! Dated March 13, 2007. Dang!

    1. Mine would be on an external HD and/or the cloud; chances are I'd struggle to find them. On the plus side I still have easy access to the actual EP.


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