Global Notes: Indian Vocalist Lata Mangeshkar

Singer Jagjit Singh, left, speaks as Lata Mangeshkar laugh at the launch of the latters hindi music album ‘Saadgi’ or Simplicity, on World Music Day, in Mumbai, India, Thursday, June 21, 2007. Mangeshkar has released a music album after a gap of 17 years.
Singer Jagjit Singh, left, speaks as Lata Mangeshkar laugh at the launch of the latters hindi music album 'Saadgi' or Simplicity, on World Music Day, in Mumbai, India. Rajesh Nirgude / AP Photo
Singer Jagjit Singh, left, speaks as Lata Mangeshkar laugh at the launch of the latters hindi music album ‘Saadgi’ or Simplicity, on World Music Day, in Mumbai, India, Thursday, June 21, 2007. Mangeshkar has released a music album after a gap of 17 years.
Singer Jagjit Singh, left, speaks as Lata Mangeshkar laugh at the launch of the latters hindi music album 'Saadgi' or Simplicity, on World Music Day, in Mumbai, India. Rajesh Nirgude / AP Photo

Global Notes: Indian Vocalist Lata Mangeshkar

This week on Global Notes Morning Shift and Radio M host Tony Sarabia helps us celebrate the life and music of famed Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar, who turns 87 years old today . Mangeshkar was a playback singer for more than one thousand Hindi films and is the second vocalist to have ever been awarded India’s highest civilian honor.