Just added a 10-inch LP by Various Artists "Dendang Asmara Malaya (Love Songs of Malaya)". Released in 1955, "the force is strong with this one" ヅ - Plenty of evergreen hits.
Just added a 10-inch LP by Nona Asiah & Jasni from 1959 "Lambaian Pohon Kelapa (Swaying Malayan Palms)" - All songs and album sleeves contributed by Yudhie from Sarawak, Malaysia. Filed under Various Artists as there's only a single duet out of ten classic tracks.
Just added a 10-inch LP from 1954 by Various Artists "Bunga Rampai Malaya (Leis from Malaya)". Well-known songs from Normadiah "Cahaya", Nona Asiah & Jasni "Gelora Cinta", Lena "Cinta Pandang Pertama", Abdul Rahman "Singapura Bandaraya" and a rare song from Salmah Ismail (Saloma) "Polynesia Mambo". (Part of) the album sleeve contributed by Mustafa Abdul Shukor from Perak, Malaysia - that makes this album free to stream. Enjoy!
Just added a 10-inch LP by Abdullah Chik & Zainal Alam "Dua Biduwan (Two Favourite Stars)" from 1958. Outstanding tracks are "Kau Manis Jelita" (Abdullah Chik), "Susu Mambo" and "Rose, Rose I Love You" (Zainal Alam) and of course the duet "Oh Abang" (Zainal Alam & Nona Asiah). This album is free to stream due the request AND donation made by 'Hamba Allah' - you can do the same for other albums/songs (if available). Click the "Donate" button everywhere in this website to contribute to the MN Fund.
Just added a 10-inch LP by Nona Asiah & Jasni "Dendang Asiah Dan Jasni (Songs by Asiah and Jasni)" from 1957. Featuring the great duets "Ingin Tahu" (Asiah & Abdullah Chik) and " Takut Dimadu", "Merayu Asmara" (Jasni & Momo Latif).
Just added a 1958 10-Inch LP by Nona Asiah, the follow-up to her 1957 LP, "Dari Hati Nubari Asiah Vol. 2 (Asiah Sings To Warm Your Heart Vol. 2)" containing the the sad Hari Raya tune "Manusia Miskin Kaya", later made famous by Eddynor Ali in 1971. Also the duet with Aziz Ja'afar "Gurindam Ibu", later a hit for Uji & Hail in 1976.
Just added a 1957 album by Nona Asiah produced in England under the Pathé label - a subdivision of EMI. "Dari Hati Nubari Asiah (Asiah Sings To Warm Your Heart)" - This is the first of a two-part album, the second of which was released a year later in 1958 - that will be the next change in MN.
The first two levels of "RAGA" are opened (and some of third as well):
As to date: the list of artists/duos/bands in RAGA:
A. Kadir, A. Romzi, A. Romzi & The Hooks, Ahmad Daud, Anneke Grönloh, Ahmad Jais, Aziz Ja'afar, Aziz Sattar, Clique Fantastique, Ebiet G. Ade, Emillia Contessa, Ger Van Leeuwen, Habibah Yaakob, Hamzah Dolmat, Ismail Haron, Jamaliah Shariff, Kamariah Noor, Kamsani Saat, Kartina Dahari, Kartina Dahari & Aziz Ja'afar, M. Sani, Nona Asiah, Normadiah, Normadiah & Kamsani Saat, Norma Mam, Omar Suwita, Orkes Konsert Majlis Kesenian, P. Ramlee, The Quests, R. Ismail, Rahmah Rahmat, Rahmah Rahmat & Aziz Sattar, Rafeah Buang, Rafeah Buang & Ahmad Jais, Rafeah Buang & Omar Suwita, Rafeah Buang & R. Ismail, S. Hamid, S. M. Salim, Saloma, Saloma & Ahmad Daud, Sanisah Huri, Sarena Hashim, Sharifah Aini, Sharifah Aini & Hamzah Dolmat, Sharifah Aini & M. Sani, Zailan Kamaruddin, Zainab Majid, Zain Azman.
From this point onwards, new additions will be announced here as a featured blog entry. Also I've decided to open up those albums/songs in level three (see above) sourced via contributions e.g. "Rayuan Ramlee" (contributed by Khir Johari) and those that requires contributions e.g. "Lambaian Kasih" from "Gurindam Jiwa" - So the more you contribute, the more open and free MN will be ヅ.