It’s no secret that The Beatles had an affection for India, but, the entire genre that they pioneered seems to have been forgotten. Raga Rock was far from just a fanciful psychedelic experiment. It saw some of the largest names in Western music at the time earnestly try to incorporate Indian instruments and musicality with their own style. Watch our short explainer to get a brief history on some of the largest tracks in the genre, and the sounds it has inspired since.
Featured Image Credits: Cover of Collaborations by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar
Edited and Presented by Kartik Sundar