Various Artists / Rough Guide To Bollywood
Album:Rough Guide To Bollywood Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists Added:Sep 2010
Label:World Music Network 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-11-07 Pull Date:2011-01-09 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Jan 2Dec 19Dec 12Dec 5

Recent Airplay
1.Mar 22, 2019:Music To
Dum Maro Dum Mit Jaye Gham
4.Jun 28, 2016:It's Bollywood, It's Hollywood
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha, Dance Music (Ii), Dance Music (I)
2.Apr 30, 2017:Moonrise Kingdom
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha
5.Jul 28, 2015:It's Bollywood, It's Hollywood
Dum Maro Dum Mit Jaye Gham
3.Sep 26, 2016:It's Bollywood, It's Hollywood
Dum Maro Dum Mit Jaye Gham
6.Dec 02, 2014:It's Bollywood, It's Hollywood
Dilbar Dil Se Pyare, Dum Maro Dum Mit Jaye Gham

Album Review
Abu Ramses
Reviewed 2010-10-16 
“Rough Guide to Bollywood” (Rough Guides/World Music Network, 2010)
Reviewed by Abu Ramses – ALL TRACKS FCC CLEAN. Track 2 has “take a hit” (of bhang/cannabis). But it’s in Hindi, so ok?

2nd edition of this sampler of classic Bombay (Mumbai) film music compiled by British music critic Ken Hunt. Except for track 13, he prefers the vintage films. It’s about the feeling, not the words (most Indians don’t understand Hindi). Tracks 2 & 9 with Asha Bosle & 3, 5, 8 with Lata Mangeshkar showcase two sisters who are the great divas of the genre. 9 of 13 tracks are composed by R.D. Burman, limiting the scope of the collection.

Try tracks 2, 3, 9, 13

1. Dance Music (I), R.D. Burman – hint of James Bond & West Side Story - 2:17
2. Dum Maro Dum Mit Jaye Gham, Asha Bhosle – Hair! revisited. - 2:36
3. Raina Beeti Jaye, Lata Mangeshkar – slow, plaintive - 4:17
4. Ek Ladki Ko Dekha, Kumar Sanu – walking tempo - 4:35
5. Tere Bina Jiya, Lata Mangeshkar – slow, dramatic intro to haunting female vocal - 5:46
6. Mera Naam Chin Chin Chu, Geeta Dutt – boogie-woogie beat - 4:26
7. Yari Hai Imaan mera, Manna Dey – male vocal, improv-style intro, Middle Eastern style percussion - 6:18
8. Dilbar Dil Se Pyare, Lata Mangeshkar – upbeat; choral backup - 4:43
9. Aaya Hoon Main Tujhko Le Jaoonga, Asha Bhosle - a Middle Eastern, flamenco, Latin mashup -7:57
10. Pyar Hua Chupke Se, Kavita Krishnamurthy - soaring female vocal- 5:14
11. Dukh Bhare Din Beete Re Bhaiya - pentatonic, Chinese sound – 3:08
12. Dance Music (II) R.D. Burman – mostly percussion - 1:30
13. Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte, Sonu Nigam – rai-influences, and more; from “A Match Made in Heaven” (2008) - 6:31

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.R.D. BurmanDance Music (I)
2.Asha BhosleDum Maro Dum Mit Jaye Gham
3.Lata MangeshkarRaina Beeti Jaye
4.Kumar SanuEk Ladki Ko Dekha
5.Lata MangeshkarTere Bina Jiya
6.Geeta DuttMera Naam Chin Chin Chu
7.Manna DeyYari Hai Imaan Mera
8.Lata MangeshkarDilbar Dil Se Pyare
9.Asha Bhosle & Kishore KumarAaya Hoon Main Tujhko Le Jaoonga
10.Kavita KrishnamurthyPyar Hua Chupke Se
11.Shamshad Begum, Mohd, Rafi, Manna Dey & Asha BhosleDukh Bhare Din Beete Re Bhaiya
12.R.D. BurmanDance Music (Ii)
13.Sonu NigamPhir Milenge Chalte Chalte