Just added a 10-inch LP “Malam Melayu Manis (Sweet Malayan Nights)” - This is a compilation album of Various Artists such as Saloma, Asiah, Lena, Julia, Momo among others female stars. Produced by His Master’s Voice (HMV) in 1955. Filed under Various Artists.
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Just added a 10-inch LP by P. Ramlee and Normadiah from 1961 produced by Parlophone entitled “7 Irama Ali Baba Bujang Lapok”. Composed and arranged by P. Ramlee and all lyrics by S. Sudarmaji. The song “Alangkah Indah Di Waktu Pagi” was adapted from a well-known Turkish Folk Song "Üsküdar'a Gider İken (Kâtibim)”. Although not indicated, this was the soundtrack album for the film “Ali Baba Bujang Lapok”, so it is also filed under Original Soundtrack (OST).
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Just added an LP by P. Ramlee. It was a compilation LP of his various hits mostly the studio versions of his film songs. Appropriately titled "Dupa Kenchana (Golden Treasures)".
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 Normadiah "Sumbangsih-Ku" (misspelled on the front cover as "Sumbangshi-Ku") from 1956. Featuring famous duets with Aziz Ja'afar and P. Ramlee including original versions of "Sumpah Tanda Setia", "Seloka", "Itulah Sayang" and "Joget Pinang Muda".
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!
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.