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Published on 28 Feb 2012 | over 4 years ago

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The 103-year-old Royal Albert Hall in London -- Britain's most prestigious auditorium with a seating capacity for 6000 -- witnessed a musical phenomenon unequalled in its hallowed history when the inimitable Lata Mangeshkar made her international "debut" on its august stage with a series of three concerts in the aid of the Nehru Memorial Project in Britain in March 1974.

Seldom, indeed, has the hall been booked for a single recitalist three times in one week. What, however, made the event equally unique was to have the hall packed by an oriental artiste for all three nights -- and something more. For even after the intermission on the final night (March 14), there still were crowds willing to pay double the highest price for admission to the hall!

Inside the hall, Lata, the cynosure of all eyes, received a big ovation as Dilip Kumar -- one of India's top-notch film stars, who was also specially invited by The India League, sponsors of the Memorial Project -- introduced her at every concert as his "little sister" and as "a singer with the voice that defied description and definition".

Tribute after tribute, as also bouquets galore, came to Lata from many eminent personalities of England and India.

Then amid the ideal setting that matched her many-splendoured talent, Lata sang her songs with a seraphic impulse. She could demand and obtain the spontaneous surrender of her 18000and odd listeners -- and sent them home with gladdened hearts and nostalgic memories.

That is at once the singular distinction of the one and only Lata Mangeshkar..."the undisputed melody queen of India"..."the pint-sized bundle of musical genius"... "a singer with a moonlight in her throat"... "a legend in her lifetime"...

Tracklisting
----------------------------------------­----------------------------- 1. (00:03:00) Lata Mangeshkar - Welcome speech by S.N. Gourisaria & J Silverman (MP)
2. (00:03:27) Lata Mangeshkar - Speech by Dilip Kumar
3. (00:01:02) Lata Mangeshkar - Shloka From Bhagvad Gita
4. (00:03:46) Lata Mangeshkar - Inhi Logon Ne - Pakeezah
5. (00:04:09) Lata Mangeshkar - Bahon Mein Chale Aao - Anamika
6. (00:03:19) Lata Mangeshkar - Mehndi Cha Panawar- Marathi geet
7. (00:03:35) Lata Mangeshkar - Tum Na Jane Kis Jahan Mein - Sazaa
8. (00:00:48) Lata Mangeshkar - Thandi Hawaen -Naujavan
9. (00:00:35) Lata Mangeshkar - Duniya Kare Sawal- Bahu Begum
10. (00:00:39) Lata Mangeshkar - Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya- Mughal-e-Azam
11. (00:00:35) Lata Mangeshkar - Baharen Phir Bhi Aaengi-Lahore
12. (00:03:34) Lata Mangeshkar - Na Milta Ghum- Amar
13. (00:04:12) Lata Mangeshkar - Roople Madhi Chhe- Gujarati Geet
14. (00:03:55) Lata Mangeshkar - Bekas Pe Karam Kijiye - Mughal-E-Azam
15. (00:06:40) Lata Mangeshkar - Yeh Zindagi Usiki Hai - Anarkali
16. (00:02:08) Lata Mangeshkar - Intro. by S.N. Gourisaria & speech by M. Foot (MP)
17. (00:03:22) Lata Mangeshkar - Bindiya Chamkegi - Do Raaste
18. (00:03:58) Lata Mangeshkar - Na Mono Laage Na- Bangali Song
19. (00:04:29) Lata Mangeshkar - Baharo Mera Jeevan- Aakhri Khat
20. (00:05:16) Lata Mangeshkar - Heer- Panjabi Song
21. (00:02:39) Lata Mangeshkar - Speech by Lata mangeshkar & Dilip Kumar
22. (00:05:35) Lata Mangeshkar - Aayega Aanewala - Mahal
23. (00:03:38) Lata Mangeshkar - Aaja Re Pardesi - Madhumati
24. (00:03:05) Lata Mangeshkar - Kahin Deep Jale Kahin Dil - Bees Saal Baad
25. (00:03:57) Lata Mangeshkar - Naina Barse Rim Jhim - Woh Kaun Thi
26. (00:05:49) Lata Mangeshkar - Ae Mere Watan Ke Logo- Patriotic Song
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It has all speeches. I have used my daughter's account to upload it as my own account is now deprived of permission for video of more than 15 minutes. Another live concert is here www.youtube.com/watch

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