Punjab has a rich and varied culture. Classical songs are songs the songs that were originally sung in that region before the advent of any outside influences. Punjab had many forms of traditional music, Bhangra, Luddhi, giddha, julli and Tappa which is light classical music. Classical music is the original form of music in Punjab and all the other new music has originated and evolved from it. A lot of contemporary songs use classical as their base even now when they compose music.
Surjit Bindrakhia is one of the popular Punjabi classical singers. He had arguably the most powerful voice of his times. He sang many classical songs like Maine Kal tak nahin rehna, Panchi Ud gaya ne, Hor Kujh Ho Gayee and Rove sari raat. Noor Jehan is another very famous Punjabi classical singer. She has many famous Punjabi classical songs to her credit including Barah Baje raat de Toon, Gal sun meri and Jalte Hai Jiya Barsaton mein. Surinder Kaul, Narinder Biba, Prakash Kaur and Jasbir Kaur are some other well known Punjabi classical singers.
With the advent of new technology, you do not have to go from store to store looking for your favourite Punjabi classical song. You can get sitting at home. Punjabi classical songs are now available on the internet. You can listen to your favourite singer online or you can download all your favourite Punjabi classical songs onto your computer for free. Free Mp3 downloads of all the songs are also available.