Parkash Kaur, Surinder Kohli & Surinder Kaur – Punjabi Songs - N 94131 - 78 RPM

Parkash Kaur was a Punjabi singer. She sang mainly Punjabi folk songs, where she is credited for pioneering and popularising the genre. She sang some Pashtu folk songs too.

Kaur was born in Lahore, back then part of British India, into a Punjabi-Sikh family. She is the elder sister of Surinder Kaur, famous Punjabi singer-songwriter. Kaur made her professional debut with a live performance on Peshavr Radio in 1941, and then on 31 August 1943, she and her younger sister, Surinder Kaur cut their first duet, "maavan 'te dheean ral baithian", for the HMV label, emerging as superstars across the Indian subcontinen.

Surinder Kaur was a Punjabi singer-songwriter. She sang mainly Punjabi folk songs, where she is credited for pioneering and popularising the genre and later was known as the 'Nightingale of Punjab'. She also sang songs in some Hindi movies as playback singer, between 1948 and 1952.

Surinder Kaur was born in 1929 in Lahore, back then part of British India, in a Punjabi-Sikh family. She was the sister of Parkash Kaur and the mother of Dolly Guleria, both noted Punjabi singers. She had three daughters of which Dolly is the eldest. Surinder Kaur made her professional debut with a live performance on Lahore Radio in August 1943, and the following year on 31 August 1943, she and her elder sister, Parkash Kaur cut their first duet, "maavan 'te dheean ral baithian", for the HMV label, emerging as superstars across the Indian subcontinent. Following the Partition of India in 1947, Kaur and her parents relocated to Ghaziabad, Delhi. Later she married Professor Joginder Singh Sodhi, a lecturer in Punjabi literature at Delhi University. Recognising her talent, Kaur's husband became her support system, and soon she started a career as a playback singer in Hindi film industry in Bombay, introduced by music director, Ghulam Haider. Under him she sang three songs in the 1948 film Shaheed, including Badnam Na Ho Jaye Mohabbat Ka Fasaana, Aanaa hai tho aajaao and Taqdeer ki aandhi..hum kahaan aur thum kahaan. Her true interest however lay in stage performances and reviving Punjabi folk songs, and she eventually moved back to Delhi in 1952.

Record Details

Title

Parkash Kaur, Surinder Kohli & Surinder Kaur – Punjabi Songs - N 94131

Singer

Parkash Kaur, Surinder Kohli & Surinder Kaur

Music

Satish Bhatia

Lyrics

Gian Chand Dhawan

Genre

Private Songs

Language

Punjabi

Label

HMV

Made In

India

Manufacture

The Gramophone Company Limited

Serial No

N 94131

Side One

  • Punjabi Song

Parkash Kaur

Side Two

  • Punjabi Song

Surinder Kohli & Surinder Kaur

Specification

Size

10 Inches

Speed

78 RPM

Record Condition

Excellent

Cover Condition

Excellent

Lyrics
Lyrics - 1 Gian Chand Dhawan
Music
Music - 1 Satish Bhatia
Record Details
Genre Private Songs
Label HMV
Language Punjabi
Size 10 Inches
Speed 78 RPM
Singer
Singer - 1 Parkash Kaur
Singer - 2 Surinder Kohli
Singer - 3 Surinder Kaur
Songs
Side1 - Song1 Punjabi Song
Side2 - Song1 Punjabi Song

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Parkash Kaur, Surinder Kohli & Surinder Kaur – Punjabi Songs - N 94131 - 78 RPM

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