78 rpm Records of Indian Music: Kakoo Ram

Google offers me nothing about Kakoo Ram — but I enjoy both of these songs. So will you.

Bade bahaar do din ki hai

Rashke aadaa vakushon dil

78 rpm Records of Indian Music: Ali Hussain Quawal

Here are two songs by an artist about whom almost no information is available. The record label simply states “Ali Hussain Quawal (Blind Singer).”

The short instrumental interludes between stanzas are fascinating.

“Tum bina jiyara vyakul saiyan”

“Pardesi saiyan manata nahin”