Sundar Popo - Surajie My Darling





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Sundar Popo, born Sunilal Popo Bahora(November 2th, 1943 - May 4th, 2000) was a Chutney musician fromTrinidad & Tobago. He popularised Chutney music, beginning with his 1969 hit Nana and Nani.

Popo grew up in a musical family. Both his parents were both musicians; his father was an accomplished tassa drummer. At the age of 15, he began singing bhajans at temples and weddings in his hometown of Monkey Town. In 1969, at a mattikoor in Princes Town, he met Moen Mohammed, a radio host and promoter. After listening to Nani and Nana, Mohammed got maestro Harry Mahabir to record the song at Television House. The song, sung in a mixture of English and Hindi, described the affairs of an Indian grandmother and grandfather. After the success of Nani and Nana, Bahora devoted more of his time to his singing career. In total, he recorded more than fifteen albums. He is best known for his song Scorpion which spoke about love, death, and happiness.

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