Tagged: Qawwali

Five Qawwalis by Ustad Jafar Hussain Khan Badauni

Dear Brother W I’m sending you another collection, with qawwalis by the often underrated Qawwal Ustad Jafar Hussain Khan of Badaun (or Badayun), Uttar Pradesh, India, who lived from 1931 to 1998.   I...

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Top 10 songs by Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

  We are talking about top 10 tracks of The Qawwal who: Composed more than 200 albums despite living a short life. Had an unbelievable vocal frequency that actually flustered the studio recording artists as they...

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Amjad Sabri: The Voice Lives On

  Amjad Sabri was people’s artist. He lived in a humble area of Karachi and his car was small sedan, not bullet-proof as used by politicians. People of Pakistan thought Amjad as their brother and...

3 Rare Live Qawwalis of Sabri Brothers

  Dear Brother W,   It was my intention to prepare a post for TheSufi.com about the late Indian Qawwal Ustad Jafar Hussain Khan Badauni (1931-1998), who isn’t as well-known in the West as...

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Sabri Brothers perform Diwani live in Moscow

Dear Brother W Sabri Brothers’ “Live In Moscow – Diwani” remains one of the best compilations. All Qawwalis – all well-known Qawwalis, except “Ali, Haqq Ali” – were recorded during a concert in Moscow...