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    Unhappy Sitar legend Ravi Shankar dies at 92 - Taught Harrison the Sitar

    http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/12/showbi...html?hpt=en_c1

    Sitar legend Ravi Shankar dies at 92
    By Ben Brumfield, CNN
    updated 12:40 PM EST, Wed December 12, 2012

    ...The legendary sitar player, who taught Beatle George Harrison how to play the stringed instrument and brought Indian music to the West, passed away at age 92 in the early evening in San Diego, near his home, according to his wife, Sukanya, and daughter Anoushka Shankar, who were by his side.

    Shankar was the father of jazz singer Norah Jones as well. He is also survived by three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, according to his record label, East Meets West Music....

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t79aI-I6ucA"]George Harrison - sitar lesson with Ravi Shankar - YouTube[/ame]

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    Two '60s hits featuring a sitar?
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxxGVjLNpek"]Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) - YouTube[/ame]
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6d8eKvegLI"]Rolling Stones - Paint It Black - YouTube[/ame]
    Ravi Shankar George and Brian weren't.

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    I had no idea he was Norah Jones' father. I really like her music and I don't care for that many female singers.

    RIP Ravi
    Last edited by MagicRose99; 12-17-2012 at 11:44 AM.

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    PBS had a program the other night featuring his other daughter Anoushka at Longwood Gardens. If I find a link,I'll post it.

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    Found this link Don't think it's the entire show. Perhaps other PBS stations will air it.

    http://video.whyy.org/video/2296833862/

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vp-F71WBdh4"]Channels and Winds [HD] - Ravi Shankar And Philip Glass - YouTube[/ame]

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60HvrFmkyFA"]Ravi Shankar & Philip Glass Ragas In Minor Scale! - YouTube[/ame]

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCsmvK06SCA"]Pandit Ravi Shankar - Ind Day Celebrations - YouTube[/ame]

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    Norah Jones and Anoushka Shakar accepted a Lifetime Grammy Award on behalf of their late father.



    http://zeenews.india.com/entertainme...mmy_127716.htm


    Seriously could any two young women be beautiful, talented and gracious?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gm8549 View Post
    PBS had a program the other night featuring his other daughter Anoushka at Longwood Gardens. If I find a link,I'll post it.
    Longwood Gardens? Really? I'd have went to that.




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