Best Top 10 Rajasthani Folk Albums Songs
Rajasthan is one of those states in India that have diverse cultures and music styles. There are several gharanas that are found under diverse empires of Rajasthan. Depending on the cultures and lifestyles of the royal families that ruled the state the music styles are being made there. Folk songs of the states are different too depends on which gharana it is from. Most of the Rajasthani folk songs are based on Panihari songs that are performed by the women of the state. The lyrical meaning of these types of songs is chores. The centre of the Panihari songs is something related to Rajasthani deserts that is wells and water.
On the other the famous dance form in Rajasthan is Ghoomar. There are a bunch of Ghoomar songs available as Rajasthani folk songs which are performed during Ghoomar dance. In Rajasthan culture one will find songs on everything such as wedding, monsoon, daily household work and at the time of harvesting new crops and so on. Also inhabitants of the state perform folk songs related to common themes like love, friendship and much more.
Here are top 10 Rajasthani Folk songs that I have collected and shared.
Top 10 Rajasthani Folk songs & Description
As mentioned Ghoomar is one of the most famous dance forms in Rajasthan. The songs performed under Ghoomar dance are basically depict the emotions of the performer. The dancers wear ghagra choli while performing Ghoomar. The music is peppy and full of life.
- Kesariya Balam Aao Ni
It is another folk song from Rajasthan. The song Kesariya is a welcome song for the inhabitants. This song is basically performed when a lover/husband arrives at home after a journey or something. The woman of the house sings this for their lover/husband. It is based on Dhola & Maaru’s love story in Rajasthan.
- Kalyo Kud Pado Mela Mein
It is another folk song that is performed to express happiness and emotions. The lyrics of this songs are such were a woman is dressing up and talking about the accessories like bangles and such while she is expressing her emotions.
- O Mhari Ghoomar Che Nakhrali
This song belongs to Ghommar songs. The lyrical meaning of the song expresses teh feeling of happiness. The women who perform the Ghoomar are saying that their Ghoomar has that attitude and the Ghoomar should be colourful.
- Mhari Hivda Mein Jagi Dhokni
This type of folk songs depict the love that our heart posses. It is not a romantic song but the song expresses the feeling of love and emotions that our hearts carry for someone special. We feel sad when they leave and our heart feels happy when they are with us.
- Banna Kesariyo Hajaari
This is another folk song that is a dance song. It is about the boys as Banna means boy, preferably brother in Rajasthan. Lyrical meaning of the song is to celebrate the event with brothers. Kesar is the colour yellow that shows the celebration colour.
Lahario is a dress that women wear in Rajasthan. Basically it is a chunri or dupatta that has printed work on it. When a girl flies her chunri to express her emotions like love or happiness this song is performed. While performing the song the woman explains about the dupatta and the printed work on it.
- Nimbuda Nimbuda
Nimbuda means lemon. The famous song is all about lemons and how they spice up our life. As mentioned that Rajasthani folk songs are based on daily theme and this is one them. Lemons we use in daily food and it spices up our daily common meal. The song expresses how our life has issues and that spice it up.
- Naache Gori Baje re Rangilo Rang Rasiya
The song expresses the happiness of a woman who is probably happy for her lover. Her anklet (baje) keeps making sound when she is dancing and moving around to express her love for her partner (rang rasiya).
Gorband also belongs to Ghoomar dance music. Gorband is a type of cloth that is used while performing Ghoomar. The song about the Gorband is called the Mharo Gorband Nakhlaro. It is also a folk that that expresses the emotions.
|Songs||Album Name||Release Date|
|Ghoomar||Club Hitz Vol 27||18/07/2007|
|Kesariya Balam Aao Ni||NA||30/04/2007|
|Kalyo Kud Pado Mela Mein||Jawaai Ji Paawna||06/04/2009|
|O Mhari Ghoomar Che Nakhrali||Gori Nakhrawali||14/07/2009|
|Mhari Hivda Mein Jagi Dhokni||NA||NA|
|Banna Kesariyo Hajaari||Dharmi Gogaji Ro Byav||12/17/2014|
|Lahario||Rajasthani Lok Geet Chetak||NA|
|Nimbuda Nimbuda||Rajsathani Folk|
|Naache Gori Baje re Rangilo Rang Rasiya||Nache Gori Baje Re Rangilo Chang Rasiya||NA|
|Gorband||Ghoomar||May 15, 2000|