Chirag Pehchan

Top Songs & Albums Chirag Pehchan

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... read moreEmerging at the height of the Brit-Asian era in the early '80s, Chirag Pehchen successfully combined Punjabi rhythms with reggae, ragga, hip-hop, soul, rock, and dance influences. Formed in the early '80s by percussionist/vocalist Amarjit Sidhu, the group was heard regularly on the LBC Radio program...

Key songs

Rail Gaddi
Chirag Pehchan
5:04
Jatt Ho Gaya Sharabi
Chirag Pehchan
5:59
Makhana
Chirag Pehchan
5:43
Tere Chitya Danda Da Hasa
Chirag Pehchan
5:19
Outta Control Boliyan
Chirag Pehchan
5:04

Biography

Active: 1980s

Emerging at the height of the Brit-Asian era in the early '80s, Chirag Pehchen successfully combined Punjabi rhythms with reggae, ragga, hip-hop, soul, rock, and dance influences. Formed in the early '80s by percussionist/vocalist Amarjit Sidhu, the group was heard regularly on the LBC Radio program Geetmala and the BBC TV show Network East. Sidhu played an essential role in the evolution of England's Bhanga scene, organizing the annual Asian Pop awards, and launching the Kamlee record label. ~ Craig Harris~ Rovi

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