Vinyl ("LP" record) covers speak about IR (Pictures & Details) - Thamizh

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Post  app_engine on Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:17 am

Let's collect the pictures of the LP record covers in this thread.

Let's not dismiss it to be just an exercise of capturing & archiving such rare treasures. We can definitely spin discussions around them, throw in some nostalgia, clear long outstanding doubts etc.

Let me start with the first IR movie released, annakkiLi.

The front page featuring Sujatha, the annakkiLi & rAsA's first heroine with Surya's daddy:



The rear page with rAsA pic (earlier featured in the 'anything on IR found in the net' thread...the disk has only four songs and misses the TMS sOga version of the title number):



Let the fun begin!


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Post  app_engine on Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:26 am

It should be interesting to know that annakkiLi reportedly shattered the previous record of 'elanthappazham...chekkachchevantha pazham' in disc sales.

It was either kumudam or vikatan that claimed it those days when celebrating 'machchAnappAththeengaLA', the fantastic SJ number that catapulted IR into fame!

Also, we can see from the disc cover that all songs are crediting Panju Arunachalam as the lyricist. While he would have made a number of "fixes" to some existing folk songs for cine field (and thus rightly earns the lyricist credits), the originals must be acknowldeged at this point of time Smile

As per a recent video on 'iLayathaLam' (was it supposed to be IR's official facebook page), the original folk song for 'annakkiLi onnaththEdudhE' had 'puLLi pOtta ravikkaikkAri' as the "pallavi" (or starting lines) and the "annakki-i-Li onnaththEduthE" occured in the middle. That got rotated around by the Panju-IR team to fit the filmy requirements!

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Post  app_engine on Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:40 am

The second biggest patti-thotti hit for rAsA : bathrakALi!

The songs kEttELE ingE, kaNNan oru kaikkuzhandhai & oththa roovA onakkuththArEn were heard in horn speakers around TN - in every function, vizhA, thiruvizhA etc.

The song kEttELE was banned in AIR and didn't get air time while kaNNan oru kaikkuzhandhai was their darling Smile

The front cover featuring Rani Chandra (as told in the IR-PS thread, she got killed in air crash prior to the movie's completion and a double was used)...Malayali actress who looks like a "mix" of Sujatha & K R Vijaya...


Rear cover has IR & ACT pictures.

There were only three songs in this disk!



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Post  Wizzy on Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:52 am

niice cheers some more LP covers/cassette covers here https://www.facebook.com/ERBRecords
could any of the facebookers post the photos here, f/b out of bounds for me Rolling Eyes

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Post  app_engine on Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:53 am

Couldn't easily get hold of disc covers for uRavAdum nenjam & pAlootti vaLarththa kiLi, the other two 1976 movies of rAsA.

So, moving on to 1977 films.

If someone gets hold of the vinyls / covers of these two movies, please upload the pictures and share the links in this thread.

Let's try to capture as much IR disk covers as possible!

(I would like to limit to "record" covers...however, for some rare ones, even the inlay cards of cassettes will be appreciated if such collections help to identify lyricists and other details hitherto unknown or not much discussed).

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Post  V_S on Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:13 am

Super thread App. Kalakareenga! cheers It's real nostalgia to see them now.

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Post  app_engine on Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:34 am

Second year of IR, 1977, brought some other heroes to work with IR. Remarkably, NT. However, he was still doing more movies with Sivakumar...

kuyilE kavikkuyilE was a big hit for IR-SJ combo. The kavikkuyil movie also had the evergreen BMK number 'chinnakkaNNan azhaikkiRAn' Smile

Front cover featuring moo.A.mu Sridevi with Sivakumar:
(per wiki, Rajinikanth acted as Sridevi's brother Laughing)



Back cover shows only three songs (the SJ version of 'chinnakkaNNan' is not in this disk). Interestingly, only IR's pic is here (no director / lyricist)...



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Post  app_engine on Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:00 am

OK, time to load the first NT movie composed by IR Smile

deepam, with that delectable 'poovizhil vAsalil yAradi vandhadhu kiLiyE kiLiyE'...

Front cover, as expected, features Sivaji prominently and shows the heroini Sujatha too:
(BTW, the "Suresh" of Suresh arts, the production company, must be the son of actor Balaji and now the brother-in-law of Malayalam icon Mohan Lal)



Back cover has rAsA's picture ; gives the info that all songs got penned by Pulamaippiththan. (I think he was a MGR regular those days, possibly was in ADMK also...interesting to see him writing for Sivaji).



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Post  app_engine on Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:53 am

No other 1977 cover is seen in our present hunting ground...since this is our first target, let's get all those AVAILABLE, QUICKLY (as much chronologically linear as possible) and then worry about others Smile

That way, let me get some 1978-ers today...

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Post  app_engine on Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:09 am

Let's get the movie of the song that Gautam sang in the NEPV audio launch...uRavukaL thodarkathai is from 'avaL appadiththAn' starring Kamal & Rajini. The 'avaL' is Sripriya.

Front cover:


Like the others, the rear cover has IR's picture. Three nice songs, perhaps the first song sung by KH under IR's baton was 'panneer pushpangaLE' (not very sure).

Interstingly, no Rudraiah name on this disk wrapper...



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Post  app_engine on Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:45 am

Another disk cover that does not list the name of the director - Bairavi Shocked

Looks like it wasn't that big a deal those days, espcially if the director was a newcomer or someone without much acclaim. IIRC, this movie was produced by KalaignAnam who was in the business for at least another decade...

Rajanikanth & Snake featured in the front cover (giving one a 'dEvar films' / 'rAma nArayana' feeling). The posters were similar and until I came to tfmpage, I automatically assumed that those TMS songs were by Shankar-Ganesh Embarassed Even after knowing that those were by IR, I'm yet to develop friendliness to the naNdooruthu nariyooruthu & kattappuLLa kuttppuLLa...


Rear cover has IR...three songs by Kavingar and the fourth one by someone not much known to me...

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Post  app_engine on Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:12 am

Back to Sivamainthar...is this chittukkurvi ( Laughing looks like parunthu Laughing) Sumithra?

The movie had the evergreen 'en kaNmaNee un kAdhali' sung by akkA-thambi (IMO) and let Vali have some fun.




Raja's pic is as usual featured in the rear cover. Though the movie was directed by Devaraj-Mohan (the first director pair who released a movie with IR), their names are missing on the disk cover...



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Post  SenthilVinu on Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:35 am

WOW! WOW! Never seen any of these before. Where are you getting this from? Pls keep posting these details. I came into Raja music 1988. So all these first hand info is gold!

Thanks App_Engine.

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Post  app_engine on Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:41 am

yw, Senthil!

T N Balu's 'sattam en kayil' is the first Kamal solo movie disk cover that comes to this thread Smile 'sorgam madhuvilE' - such a cracker of a SPB song from this movie is still evergreen!

Apart from Kamal, heroini Sripriya too gets some space on the front cover:


Rear cover has the rAsA pic as usual...all songs are, of course, by "sorgam madhuvilE" Kavingar Smile


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Post  app_engine on Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:52 am

BR's first movie - 16 vayathinilE - the movie had Kamal, Rajini & Sridevi - all three of whom went on to rule the film world, not just of TN but beyond.

The front cover features scene from 'manjakkuLichchu' song and the rear 'Attukkutty muttai ittu's.


IR's pic is there as usual in the rear cover...note the names of lyricists for each song Smile 'chOLam vedhakkayilE' missing...


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