The first song you hear when you open this blog is Aaye Giridhara.... Does it capture your heart? It seems to possess a magic that has a magnetic effect on anyone. Bombay Jayashree is her powerful, sensous, majestic and soul capturing vocals seems to hit the nail in its everyone's heart with her woderful rendition of this song in her album 'Radha Madhavam'. Here's a little background information on this keerthana.
Raaga: Purya Dhanasri
Lyricst:Swathi Thirunal Maharaj
(I will add the lyrics as soon as I write it up)
Here's a bajan performance by Vansantha Kolavennu who was brought up in US and learnt carnatic music from her mother as a toddler.