Just added the sophomore LP by Broery Marantika from his WEA tenure. "Senja Di Kuala Lumpur" was released in 1980 with Ahmad Nawab (and his 'Orkes') at the helm as per the previous album. Apart from the title track, best cuts included "Setulus Cinta (Theme from 'Bintang Pujaan')" and "Hey (Dengarlah Bisikan Hatiku)". The streaming of this album is, again made possible with request and donation made by Hadi Gunawan, Bogor, Indonesia. You can do the same for other albums/songs (if available). Click on the donate button throughout the MN website.
Just added the 1978 LP by Broery Marantika backed by Orkes Ahmad Nawab who was also the producer and arranger for this album. This first and perhaps most successful colaboration between Broery and Ahmad Nawab was also the first solo effort by Broery under the WEA Singapore/Malaysia umbrella. Apart from the title track "Mimpi Di Siang Hari", other evergreen hits included "Rindumu Rinduku", "Gugurmu Di Tangkai Madu" and the uptempo "Kasih". The streaming of this album is made possible with request and donation made by Hadi Gunawan, Bogor, Indonesia. You can do the same for other albums/songs (if available). Click on the donate button throughout the MN website.
Just added a 10-inch LP by siblings Kamariah Noor & Hamzah Dolmat, selves-titled "Kamariah Dan Hamzah". Not a duet album hence filed under Various Artists. The streaming is made possible with the contributions from Hadi Rahmat Wahid for the tracks and images.
Just added more images (contributed by Hadi Rahmat Wahid of Singapore) for Kamariah Noor's 1959 10-inch LP simply titled "Kamariah". Some of the songs were from the Cathay Organisation film "Bawang Puthh Bawang Merah" for the same year. These included a duet by Norma Mam & Mustapha Osman "Anggrek Desa" as well as a well-known solo by Mustapha Osman "Bunga Kasturi".
Just added a 10-inch LP titled "Dian (The Candle)" by Kamariah (Noor), Salbiah (Harun) and M. Bakri. Released in the 1950's under EMI's Columbia label. The streaming is made possible with the contributions from Hadi Rahmat Wahid. Filed under "Various Artists".
Updated the 1959 10-inch LP "Malam Gemilang (Bright Night)" by Jamaliah Shariff, Hamzah Dolmat & Ahmad Daud. The two songs from Ahmad Daud were just added thanks to the contribution by Hadi Rahmat Wahid from Singapore. He also contributed the images for the album covers. Filed under "Various Artists".
Just added a 10-inch LP by Various Artists from Indonesia namely Nila Kesuma, Rien, Kamsul & Sjaugi. Sjaugi performed 6 out of 10 of the songs in this compilation album backed by Orkes Irama Special Trio led by Nick Mamahit as well as Orkes Irama Agung led by Effendy (S Effendy). Best tracks "Apabila Kau Tersenyum" by Rien; a track which was also recorded by P. Ramlee in 1955 and "Lamunan Jiwa" by Sjaugi. The songs might have be recorded much earlier but the album "Serampang 6" was released in 1957 by Irama Indonesia. The streaming of the album is made possible by the donations made by Khir Johari from Singapore and Yudhie from Sarawak, Malaysia.
Just added an LP by Rahimah Rahim from 1979 entitled "Penghibor Di Rantau". Produced by Kassim Masdor under Senada and distributed by WEA. Radio friendly tracks like "Rindu Di Dalam Lagu", "Kau Menyakitkan Hati" and the popular wedding anthem "Joget Andam Pengantin". Streaming made possible with request and donation made by Jamaliah Abdullah.
Just rebooted two SPs by M. Bakri: "Kenang Daku Dalam Doa Mu/Menjelang Bahagia" with Mohd W. Yet Orkestra (1963) and "Hilang Tiada Berganti/Manis" with John Lee Orkestra (1964). Upgraded the sound to 320kbps as well as added new/more images of the album covers and vinyl labels. Enjoy!
Just rebooted an EP by M. Bakri from 1965 "Malaysia Baru/Kaseh Dan Seruan". Also included "Mengapa Terkenang" and "Hilang Tiada Berganti". The track "Malaysia Baru" accompanied by Swallows Combo and the other three with John Lee Orkestra. This update includes more images of front, back and vinyl labels.
Just rebooted an EP by M. Bakri titled "M. Bakri Dengan The Antartics" from 1966. Previously 128kbps, now 320kbps. All songs by M. Bakri & D. Maimunah.
Just rebooted an EP by M. Bakri with The Antartics from 1967. A self-titled EP with all songs written by M. Bakri himself and Maimunah Hj, Omar providing the lyrics for three of them. Then 128kbps.. Now 320kbps. Also with newer images. Enjoy!
Just added the reboot of M. Bakri's last self-titled EP otherwise known as "Kenangan" and also for his signature song "Sumbangsih". Backed by "Dendang Perindu" led by Kassim Masdor who probably produced and arranged the whole thing anyway (not indicated on the album). Formerly 128kbps in MN, this newly encoded from vinyl with glorious 320kbps for your enjoyment. Also, added new images of front, back and vinyl labels for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy! This is my favourite album by M. Bakri and the one that started it all (MN) back in 1998.
Just added the first half (Side A) of the 1971 debut LP by Bimbo (known then as Trio Bimbo) titled "Trio Bimbo 1971". Placed at 19th on Indonesia Rolling Stone's "150 Best Indonesian Album" with the hits "Melati Dari Jayagiri" and "Flamboyant" secured positions 45 and 81 respectively on the "150 Best Indonesian Song" by the same publication.
Just added a 1963 LP by Saloma titled "Bunga Negara". Backed by Mohd (Ahmad) Wan Yet Orchestra with chorus accompaniment by Tiga Serama.
Just added the last album in the series of "Saloma Sings" compilation by Saloma "Dendang Saloma (Saloma Sings) Album III" from 1959.
Just added a 1957 10" compilation LP by Saloma titled "Dendang Saloma (Saloma Sings) Album II". As the title indicates, this is the second volume in the Dendang Saloma compilation series.
Just added a 10-inch LP by Saloma titled "Dendang Saloma (Saloma Sings)" from 1957. The first of three volumes in the "Saloma Sings" series.
Just added another SP for the soundtrack of "Madu Tiga" by P. Ramlee. This one with the songs "Pukul Tiga Pagi" and "Gambus Jodoh".
Just added an SP by Saloma & P. Ramlee with Orchestra led by P. Ramlee. This was for the soundtrack of the 1964 film, "Madu Tiga" with the title track by P. Ramlee, and "Selamat Pengantin Baru" by Saloma.