• Boatman's Song Kerala

    This is a Boatman's Song from Kerala recorded by Arnold Bake in the 1930s.

    Collection : Arnold Bake

    Bhatiyali

    Bhatiyali is a traditional song of the boatmen of eastern Bengal. They are known as songs of the rivers of East Bengal, for the descriptions and life on the river as well as their mystical themes and metaphors. They have now become a popular form of music of Bengal, sung usually with the accompaniment of a dotara.

    Performer(s) : Priyalal Sengupta and Party
    Collection : Nazir Ali and Amy Jairazbhoy Collection