Category Archives: Early Hare Krishna movement

Golden Avatar Productions KT Series tapes

So here we have kirtans from 20 tapes distributed under the label of Golden Avatar Productions! These are classic (vintage) Hare Krishna kirtans and bhajans. They don’t make ’em like this any more!

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Radha Krishna Temple

This album, produced in 1971 by George Harrison on the Apple Records label, begins with “Govindam Adi Purusham”, arranged by George Harrison, who is thought to have played harmonium and bass guitar for both “Govinda” and “Hare Krishna Mantra”, with … more

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Kirtan of Grief

On November 14, 1977, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada passed away, surrounded by disciples singing Hare Krishna kirtan. Hansadutta was one of the disciples who had maintained a bedside vigil, singing kirtan for hours on end. After Srila … more

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Classic Kirtan Albums and Singles

We’ve just added to the collection: classic kirtans from record albums produced in the early days of the movement, including those produced by Hansadutta in Germany. Listen to streaming music or download the single kirtans or download entire albums, as … more

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Gopinatha single, Govinda LP

Here we have a single, “Gopinatha”, and LP, “Govinda”, from America’s west coast contingent of devotees.

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Vrindavana Album

Click on images for larger view. Download Album (RAR/67 MB) There are two versions of this LP: one produced by devotees in France and the other by devotees in Netherlands, though reportedly identical except for a slight variance in cover … more

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India Album

Click on images for larger view Download Album (RAR/57.1 MB) Achyutananda Swami recorded this album in Mayapur, though it was produced by the German Yatra, circa 1973-1974.

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KRSNA Meditation Album

Arguably one of the most important and most mesmerizing recordings of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.

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Visnujana and the Children of Gurukula

Click on images for larger view Download Album (ZIP/19.2 MB) Here’s Visnujana and the Gurukula children from Dallas. There’s no date on the record, but presumably it was recorded in the mid 1970’s. It’s a 7-in record, produced under the … more

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Hare Krishna Festival – 7in

Click on images for larger view Download Album (ZIP/18.9 MB) Here’s a 7-in record Hansadutta and the German Yatra devotees produced around the same time as the other Hare Krishna Festival records in the 1970’s. This record features the lovely … more

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