Moheener Ghoraguli

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Moheener Ghoraguli
Moheener Ghoraguli in concert at Rabindra Sadan, 1979, left to right: Raja Banerjee, Pradip Chatterjee, Tapas Das, Pranab Sengupta, Gautam Chattopadhyay and Ranjon Ghoshal. Not shown also present were Abraham Mazumder and Biswanath Chattopadhyay
Background information
OriginKolkata, India
GenresBengali folk-rock, Bengali rock, Jazz
Years active1976–1981; 1995–1999
LabelsGathani, Hindusthan Records, Bharati Records, Asha Audio
Past membersGautam Chattopadhyay
Biswanath Chattopadhyay
Pradip Chatterjee
Ranjon Ghoshal
Abraham Mazumdar
Tapas Das
Tapesh Bandopadhyay

Moheener Ghoraguli were an Bengali independent music group that became famous in the 1990s. They performed for more than 10 years. They are famous for their lyrical theme. Most of their albums are concept albums, which means every song is linked through a theme. Their first album was the Shongbigno Pakhikul O Kolkata Bishayak, which was released in 1977. Their latest album is Khyapar Gaan, which was released in 1999. The band were named actually taken from a poem "Ghora" ('Horses') from the poetry book Shatti Tarar Timir by the great modernist Bengali poet Jibanananda Das. In 2008, they played at a concert called Abar Bochhor Tirish Pore. The original line up was Gautam Chattopadhyay, Biswanath Chattopadhyay, Pradip Chattopadhyay, Ranjon Ghoshal, Abraham Mazumdar, Tapas Das and Tapesh Bandopadhyay. They have made some very popular albums including Shongbigno Pakhikul O Kolkata Bishayak and Aabaar Bochhor Kuri Pore.

Discography[change | change source]

  1. Shongbigno Pakhikul O Kolkata Bishayak (1977)
  2. Ajaana UDonto bostu ba Aw-Oo-Baw (1978)
  3. Drishyomaan Moheener Ghoraguli (1979)

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