Just added a 1955 SP "Selamat Hari Raya" by Saloma & P. Ramlee. On Side A you'll hear P. Ramlee with Pancha Irama Orchestra led by Jose Daroya crooning his everlasting original "Suara Takbir" and on Side B, Saloma with Ahmad Jaafar Orchestra cha-cha-ing with her once-banned early version of "Selamat Hari Raya" - This album initiate an early start of featured Hari Raya album/songs for the 1439H Aidil Fitri season. The festivities come early this year for MN as MN shall rest during the upcoming month of Ramadan ヅ.
Just added a 1964 EP by Saloma featuring traditional songs like "Damak" and "Sri Mersing" with lyrics adapted by S. Sudarmaji. The EP was backed by Mohd (aka Ahmad) Wan Yet Orkestra.
Just added a 1972 EP by Saloma titled "Aslirama" with Saloma reviving her earlier recordings including one of her first - "Madah Pujangga" from 1955 - This time in full stereo glory. Produced by Kassim Masdor and arranged by P. Ramlee and Kassim Masdor. Not to be confused with the compilation LP of the same name in 1973 where two songs from this EP were also included.
Just added a 1969 self-titled EP by Saloma otherwise known by the first song "Entah Di-Mana". Not indicated anywhere on the album but probably produced by Kassim Masdor and probably accompanied by Dendang Perindu led by Kassim Masdor. Also probably the songs were never reissued on CDs.
Just added a 1965 self-titled EP by Saloma accompanied by John Lee Orkestra. Renditions of four popular Chinese tunes with Malay lyrics by Zain Mahmood and S. Sudarmaji.
Just added a 1971 EP by Saloma titled "Jangan Chemburu". All songs written by P. Ramlee. Perhaps not a single song was ever released on CD officially.
Just added a 1965 EP by Saloma with John Lee Orkestra titled "Sekalong Sakura Dari Saloma" comprising of interpretations of four Japanese songs - the most well-known being "Sukiyaki". All Malay lyrics by Jamil Sulong..
Just added a 1970 EP by Saloma titled "Chinchin Ku Ini", featured renditions of four Chinese songs. S. Sudarmaji provided the Malay lyrics for all the songs and Kassim Masdor produced the album.
Just added a 1968 EP by Saloma with Dendang Perindu led by Kassim Masdor. Contained the popular song "Aku Dia Dan Lagu" and "Pesta Hati". All songs but one composed by Kassim Masdor and all lyrics written by Yusnor Ef.
Just added a 1967 EP by Saloma with Puspawarna led by John Lee. Containing title track "Mari Menari" plus three rarities.
Just added a 1965 EP by Saloma with her 1965 renditions of "Bunga Tanjung" (Ahmad Jaafar) and Burung Pungguk (Syed Omar Bagushir).
Just added a 1966 EP by Saloma with P. Ramlee Orkestra. Titled "Guitar Berbunyi / Bintang Hati", all the songs were from the film "Do-Re-Mi". Whilst not strictly distributed an Original Soundtrack EP, this was one of series of EPs from the movie. Filed under "Saloma".
Just added a 1966 EP by Saloma. Three out of four of the songs were from the lost film "Gadis Langkawi". One other is the very well-known and likeable "Yang Di Tunggu Tak Tiba".
Just added a 1967 self-titled EP by Saloma backed by John Lee Orkestra. The album was Saloma's rendition of four well-known Chinese songs.
Just added an OST EP for the 1968 film "Lain Jalan Ka-Shorga" directed by Jamil Sulong and produced by Merdeka Studios. This EP featuring Saloma, Julie Sudiro, Annuar Idris and Norli Ismail doing the title track. Filed under "Original Soundtracks (OST)".
Just added a 1977 compilation LP of Hari Raya songs by Various Artists. Titled "Bergembira Di Hari Raya" contains the usual Hari Raya staples including two new songs (also now staples) by Sharifah Aini ("Suasana Di Hari Raya" and "Hari Yang Mulia") and a duet by Sharifah Aini & Hail Amir ("Bisikan Hati Di Hari Raya").
So far two reissues can be found in CD format, one in 1994 (Mat Jimat Series) and another in 2004. The latter version included "Takbir Raya" at the beginning and at the end of the CD as well as two additional songs not found in the 1994 reissue and the original vinyl LP. The two songs were "Dari Jauh Ku Pohon Maaf" (Sudirman) and "Cahaya Di Aidil Fitri" (Black Dog Bone).
Just added a compilation album from 1957 by Ahmad C. B. (Ahmad Chass Barra). "Dahulu Dan Sekarang (Old and New Favourites)" put together some of his earliest recordings e.g. "Kacang Goreng" from 1935 to newer stuff (1957) e.g. "Belo-Belo" and "Mari Menari" both are well-known duets with Saloma.
Just added a 1973 LP by Various Artists from EMI "Aslirama" (1973). Plenty of great traditional tunes from the likes of Sharifah Aini, Kartina Dahari, Saloma, etc.
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!