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Chitti Babu

Chitti Babu has been played on NTS in shows including Raga Vibrations, featured first on 9 December 2019. Songs played include Cascade and Sudhamayi—Amritavarshini.

Chitti Babu was one the most pre-eminent Veena artist from the late 1960's to the early 1980's. A desciple of Emani Shakara Shastry, Chitti Babu brought a new verve to the oldest musical intrument. Though there were classical Veena players like Mysore Doraiswamy Iyengar and S. Balachander, Chtti Babu's success spawned a generation of excellent Veena artists like R.K. Suryanarayana, E. Gayatri and S. Sundar. Chitti Babu brought in Blues-like quality to Veena playing, eschewing the then prevalent style of plucking…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Cascade
Chitti Babu
His Master's Voice1986
Cascade
Chitti BabuHis Master's Voice1986
Discogs
Sudhamayi—Amritavarshini
Chitti Babu
Columbia1968
Sudhamayi—Amritavarshini
Chitti BabuColumbia1968
Discogs