1. 1974 AD
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1974 AD is a Nepali rock band that started in the early 1990s in Kathmandu, Nepal. They dabble in a variety of musical styles, including Nepali folk, ragas, rock, funk, blues, and jazz. 1974 AD is one of Nepal's most successful recording artists. According to Nepal's Hits FM, the majority of their albums are in the top ten best-selling albums. Their event, 'Rock Yatra,' drew over 60,000 people in 2000, making it the largest concert ever held in Nepal. The majority of the songs and albums released by 1974 AD are in Nepali. Patriotism, Nepali ideals, unity, love, and nationalism are among the topics in the lyrics. The music in 1974 AD has a wide range of styles.A group of teachers from Gyanodaya School in Lalitpur, Nepal, created the organization in the 1990s. Guitarist Phiroj Shyangden, bassist Nirakar Yakthumba Limbu, and drummer Bhanu A were the band's founding members. "Nepali," "Sambodhan," "Pahilo Junima," "Parelima," "Samjhi Baschu," and "Chudaina Timro Mayale," among others, were among Nepalese music's biggest hits. The song "Nepali Ho," from their best-selling album Satabdi, has been dubbed "the most patriotic commercial song ever."