Sunday, December 15, 2013

Lyrics: Rum Gayam Sheeshus


Continuation from previous post related to Kashmiri songs by Chicago based band Lamajamal. This particular song stood out from the album.

The authentic Kashmiri version by Raaj Begum and Naseem Akhtar can be heard here at Funkar.org.

The poet is Mirza Ghulam Hassan Beg Aarif, a scientist who wrote poetry.  The ghazal was particularly popular on Radio Kashmir in 60s and 70s.


Lyrics shared by Abid Mohmood Shafiee (Thanks to Pickee Kaul for getting him to share it over at the Facebook page of this blog)
Window Watcher.
1950s


Rum gayem sheehshass
begour govaa baane meoun
Sakiyaa, waiyieth rateyaa jaanaan meoun
Aaminee khaasen, thaevoemas mas barieth
Maetch be tas path, ye Aamni mastaani meoun
Sakiyaa, waiyeth rateyaa jaanaan meoun
Zev kaleyem , az kautin kadenum shaahas
Maetch be tas path, tasspatii mastaan meoun
Sakiyaa, waiyeeth rateyaa jaanaan meoun,
Ulfattche tal waahi kadneum, yaari aaem
Chaesmanan manz kusii wanies afsaane meoun
Sakiyaa, waiyeeth rateyaa jaanaan meoun,
Rum gayem sheehshass
Begour govaa baane meoun
Sakiyaa, waiyieth rateyaa jaanaan meon

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An old recording of the song:




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Update
2017

Young Kashmiri Pandits singing it in Delhi!


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