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Karthikka

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Posted: 25 January 2008 at 8:47pm | IP Logged

Dear friends

When taking part in the Old vs New Songs debate, I was reflecting on the lyrics of the old songs. By old I mean classics from the 50s, 60s and even 70s era, focussing mainly on the lyrics of Kannadasan, music of Vishwanathan- Ramamoorthy, KSV and songs by TMS, P. Susheela, AM Raja and Jikki and so on. I would like to share my favourite songs with you and especially with our young members like pokkiri, Sri, meli etc. The sheer magical poetry of these lyrics, the mellifluous musical flow of these songs make them evergreen and classics, and they really arouse emotions even today. This morning, I heard this song and it is now playing in ny mind:

Ullathin kathavugal kangalada

Intha uravukku karanam pengalada

Ullathai oruthukki koduthu vidu

Antha oruthiyai uyir ai mathithuvidu

The song was sung by TMS for Asohan!!! What meaningful lyrics and how romantic.....sigh.

So, come on, let's have your favourites. Big smile

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Karthikka

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Posted: 26 January 2008 at 8:38pm | IP Logged
I would have thought that this thread would be deluged with posts but looks like no one is interested. Confused

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Posted: 28 January 2008 at 1:12am | IP Logged
Karthikka, you should have posted it in the kollywood section. you pm meli to move it there, im sure it will get more traffic Wink

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Posted: 28 January 2008 at 2:31am | IP Logged
nice post Karthi,

I have to admit, I have no clues about old songs...and donno what year they
come out those I likes...

That one called for "oli mayamana ehtikalam " from patchai vilakku is good
to hear when Sivjai drives around the car, cause I begun to like it after
hearing it from our road tripBig smile I have many others..shall come back later
on Wink

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Posted: 28 January 2008 at 3:19am | IP Logged
Oh, i thought that we should not discuss this topic
right now as the debate topic is still alive and
kicking!! and that too in the same thread!!!
Oh, I have a lot of old songs in my mind - both in
English and Tamil. Cliff Richard's Evergreen tree,
Stevie Wonder's I just called to say I love u,
Jim Reeves' Blue Boy... the list is long!!In Tamil,
I may not know the name of the movie because some of
them are much older than me Embarrassed Embarrassed - Malai saaynthu
ponaal silai aagalam, intha manam saynthu ponaal enna seyyalam??,
Katrum naanum kathu kidanthom kanni theevinile, Roja malare
Raja kumari, kannum kannum kalanthu sontham kondaaduthe....
again looonnggg list Big smile Big smile

Edited by rojapoooo - 28 January 2008 at 3:19am

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Posted: 28 January 2008 at 4:11am | IP Logged

No, this is golden oldies Roj, and is outside the timeframe given to the debaters. I felt like starting a new thread on this after listening to Sun Music on Sunday.

I can recognise two songs from your list: Roja Malare Rajakumari is indeed a lovely song. It is from a movie with Anandan called Veera Thirumugan released in 1962. Lyrics by Kaviarasu. Kannum Kannum is of course from Vanjikottai Valiban - I just love that song and the dance competition between Vyjanthimala and Padmini. It seems Padmini was supposed to win the competition but Vyjanthimala would not have it...so he solved the problem by getting a chandelier crash on the floor and so it was a draw.

The latest and very pale imitation was the dance competition between Simran and Ramya Krishnan in Panchatanthiram. Big smile



Edited by Karthikka - 28 January 2008 at 4:15am

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Posted: 28 January 2008 at 6:58am | IP Logged
Malai pozhuthin mayakkathile naan kanavu kanden thozhi
Thoothu sella oru thozhi illai yena thuyar kondayO thalaivi
Intha nadagam antha medaiyil yethanai naal amma
Thamizhukkum amuthenru per
naalai intha velai paarthu odi vaa nila
Mana naattiya medaiyil aadinen
Ithaya vanin uthaya nilave enge pogirai?
Alli thandu kaal eduthu adi mel adi eduthu
Nilave nee satchi, mana nimmathi naadum yuir galukkellem
Varuven naan unathu maligaiyin vaaaalukke
Kaathodu than naan pesuven....

long list eh??

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Posted: 28 January 2008 at 7:26am | IP Logged
Blimey, you can say that again ....but good, means that my repertoire can expand. Big smile

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