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CityFM89 celebrates 75 Years of Pakistani Music and brings you a first of its kind curated selection of the work produced by Pakistan’s most acclaimed singers, lyricists and composers, across all musical genres.
This is the music that captivated the nation for 75 years – Music that will rekindle memories and emotions for older generations and inspire and engage young Pakistanis in their journey to create the music of their times.
75 Years of Pakistani Music is curated by the Red Baron Brigade with leading composer and music impressario Arshad Mahmud; the venerated musical historian and author Sultan Arshad; sitar virtuoso and music academic Ustad Nafees Ahmed; and ace music producer and archivist Faisal Rafi. Not least of all, the Red Baron returns to engineer his farewell season on CityFM89.
75 Years of Pakistani Music will be broadcast in 17 EPISODES every Sunday on-air from 5th June till the 2nd of October between 12 noon and 3 p.m. on City FM89 in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Faisalabad.
PLUS: A FIVE HOUR SPECIAL of the top 50 musical selections of the past 75 years on Sunday, August 14 between noon and 5 p.m.
CITYFM89 presents ‘The Migration of the Malikas in the 1940s’ – The first episode of an outstanding 17- part series on 75 years of Pakistani music. As 1947 approached, The Migration of the Malikas of South Asian music – Malika-e-Mausiqui Roshan Ara Begum, Malika Pukhraj and Malika-e-Tarannum Noor Jehan rapidly ensued.
CityFM89 presents ‘The Years of Creativity in the Early 1950’ – The second episode of an outstanding 17-part series on 75 years of Pakistani music. The 1950s was a period of great promise for the newly created state of Pakistan. A sense of possibility pervaded every area of society, including musical expression which was distinguished by remarkable creativity.
Having relaunched the music of the early 1950s last week, Episode 3 enters the tempestuous world of music in the mid-1950s when iconic artists such as Noor Jehan, Zubaida Khanum and Munir Hussain continued to etch unique musical identities that collectively expressed the hopes of an emergent nation.
The 1950s was a period of great promise for Pakistan. A sense of possibility pervaded every area of society, including musical expression that was distinguished by remarkable creativity.
The 1960s are often referred to as “The Golden Decade” of Pakistani music, as the collective musical genius of composers, lyricists and vocalists across the nation reached even higher artistic heights.
When artistes Noor Jehan, Mala, Ahmed Rushdi and Mehdi Hasan joined forces with composers including Khwaja Khurshid Anwar, Nisar Bazmi and Sohail Rana and lyricists including Josh Malihabadi
When singers Noor Jehan, Mala, Ahmed Rushdi and Mehdi Hasan joined forces with composers including Khwaja Khurshid Anwar, Nisar Bazmi and Sohail Rana and lyricists including Josh Malihabadi
The 1970s was a time of widespread creativity for Pakistani music as artists working across a wide range of genres, disciplines and regions inspired the emergence of new forms of music and produced songs that reflected the diversity and eclecticism of Pakistan’s culture in the post One Unit era.
The mid years of this extraordinary decade when singers such as Noor Jehan, Mehdi Hasan, Runa Laila and Farida Khanum, composers Nisar Bazmi, Khwaja Khurshid Anwar and Nashad, and lyricists Qateel Shifai, Hazeen Qadri and Saifuddin Saif delighted music lovers across the country with their sheer virtuosity.