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Various Artists / Sufis At The Cinema
Album:Sufis At The Cinema Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists Added:04/2011
Label:Times Square Records 

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Add Date:2011-06-26 Pull Date:2011-08-28 Charts:Reggae/World
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Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2011-06-27 
50 years Of Bollywood Qawwali and Sufi Song 1958 - 2007
Various Artists 2011
What Gospel is to R&B, Sufi music is to the more folklorish Qawwali, a music listened to on a daily basis with other forms of Bollywood music.

[Disc 1] 50s, 60s & 70s

1: 6:50 fast fast tabla with male vocal/wail & plucked strings
2: 5:00 mid to faster, male vocals, fast hand clapping percussion
***3: 5:05 female vocal/wail mid to faster, fem chorus, handclapping percussion
*****4: 7:09 male voc with fem voc & chorus, mid to faster, tabla
5: 6:49 male voc, fem voc & chorus mid tempo, tabla & hand clapping percussion
6: 7:38 male voc/wail solo intro then mid tempo, tabla & hand clapping percussion
***7: 5:46 plucked strings, horn, tabla, male voc/wail, mid tempo
8: 11:25 fast percussion, male & fem voc & chorus
9: 6:22 male wail, strings, percussion, male chorus, mid tempo
10: 5:51 male vocal/wail, percussion
11: 5:05 male wail drone intro, picks up @ 2 min tabla & hand clapping percussion
12: 6:33 big plucked & bowed strings intro then male vocal, fem wail, mid tempo

[Disc 2] the 80s,90s & the 21st Century

***1: 5:37 harmonium drone, male voc/wail picks up to fast
****2: 8:36 male & female vocals, mid tempo
***3: 6:27 slower to mid, female vocal, percussion, occasional plucked strings
****4: 6:43 mid to faster, male voc/wail, big percussion with chorus, short pause then more plucked strings male wails
5: 2:59 plucked strings, male vocal slow intro then faster, fem chorus
****6: 4:55 slow intro then big sound, flute, fast male voc/wail, chorus,percussion
*****7: 5:50 bowed strings, more of a contemporary rhythm, percussion, male voc/wail, very nice fem choru, mid to faster
****8: 7:17 flute intro, slow, very nice male vocal , slow sparse percussion
9: 9:03 slow male voc/wail, drone, violins, fem wail, violins
*****10: 6:30 slow male wail intro then fast big percussion, bowed strings, fem wail, chorus
11: 4:52 slow to mid, male vocal, tabla with a contemporary rhythm
****12: 4:41 flute intro, slow to mid male vocal, tabla, flute, bowed strings, contemporary rhythm
****13: 6:02 plucked strings, rainstick, flute intro, male voc/wail tabla, mid tempo contemporary rhythm, power ballad, hear ending credits at the movies. D  Farrell 06/2011


Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Ismail Azad Qawwal & Party Humen To Loot Liya
2.Rafi, Mohammed & Balbir Aaj Kyon Humse Parda Hai
3.Mangeshkar, Lata Teri Mehfil Mein Kismat
4.Dey, Manna Yeh Ishq Ishq
5.Rafi, Mohammed Chandi Ka Badan
6.Rafi, Mohammed Main Idhar Jaon Ya Udhar Jaon
7.Rafi, Mohammed Alla Hi Allah
8.Yusuf Azad Qawal Besharm Ashiq Hain
9.Aziz Nazan & Party Jhoom Barabar Jhoom
10.Rafi, Mohammed Yeh Diwane Ki Zid Hai
11.Ahmed, Jameel Aaj Rang Hai Ri Maa
12.Kapoor, Mahendra Ashiq Ho To Aisa Ho
13.Ali Kahn, Nusrat Fateh Haq Ali
14.Bhosle, Asha Chehra Chhupa Liya
15.Reshma Lambi Judai
16.Kumar, Kishore De Daru
17.Azis, Mohammed & Chorus Marhaba Sayyedi
18.Kahn, Nusrat Fateh Ali Zindagi Jhoom Kar
19.Kahn, Nusrat Fateh Ali Ishq Da Rutba
20.Singh, Jagjit Ishq Kya Hai
21.Wadali Brothers Warish Shah Nu
22.Wadali Brothers Darda Marya
23.Kahn, Rahat Fateh Ali Mann Ki Lagan
24.Kahn, Rahat Gateh Ali Jiya Dhadak Dhadak Jaye
25.Rathod, Roop Kumar Moula Mere Moula