Just added a 1988 Hari Raya compilation of new songs from EMI - "Varia Pop Aidilfitri", which according to a blogger and archiver, one of the only two Hari Raya compilations that is not (yet) released on CD - the other one being the classic "Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri" compilation of 1973 (It should be noted however that all songs from that LP has been 'CD-fied" in several different compilations separately). This one, gave us the first time that we heard the now staples radio plays from Sheila Majid (Hari Mulia), Sudirman (Selamat Hari Raya) and Rahimah Rahim (Selamat Berhari Raya). Two years later in 1990, it was reissued by EMI with a different package and title "Salam Aidilfitri". Produced and arranged by S. Atan. Filed under Various - Ramadan & Syawal Specials.
Just added the traditionally-flavoured Hari Raya Aidilfitri LP from 1984 from the same group of artists that brought us the Melayu Deli series of album i.e. Sharifah Aini, Zaleha Hamid, Herman Tino and Sudirman Hj, Arshad. As usual, this "Deli Aidilfitri" was also produced and arranged by S. Atan. Filed under "Various Artists".
Just added a double Live LP by Various Artists with Orkes RTM led by Johari Salleh. Recorded during the ASEANEKA II event in 1977 featuring songs and singers from Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore and Malaysia. Thailand presented their classical dances that's not included in the LP.
Just added two songs from the double compilation LP by Sharifah Aini titled "Dari Masa Hingga Masa...1 / 2". This 1985 compilation highlighted two new songs "Masih Ingat Masih Setia" and "Di Manakah Kau Kekasih" previously available in a Promotional EP (CHK 1662) with other artists promoting their Hari Raya songs of 1985. This compilation was originally released and distributed commercially in Music Cassette (Audio Tape) format only. The limited edition vinyls were circulated to media companies and broadcasters as promotional copies.
Just added a 1983 LP, the second of the series titled "Album Melayu Deli Vol: II" by Sharifah Aini, Zaleha Hamid, Herman Tino and Sudirman Hj. Arshad. Produced and arranged by S. Atan. Filed under "Various Artists".
Various Artist - Album Melayu Deli Bersama Sharifah Aini, Sudirman, Zaleha Hamid, Herman Tino (1982)
Just added a 1982 LP by Sharifah Aini, Zaleha Hamid, Herman Tino & Sudirman Hj. Arshad celebrating Malay traditional songs. "Album Melayu Deli Bersama...." which is the first of two-part series. The Volume 2 was released the next year in 1983. Produced and arranged by S. Atan. Filed under "Various Artists".
Just added two songs from Sharifah Aini's compilation album of her English recordings "Collection Plus 2" from 1982 - As the title indicates, just two new songs within.
Just added a 1980 compilation LP from Sharifah Aini titled "Lagu-Lagu Pujaan - Koleksi 10 Tahun". It introduced three new tracks "Suara Hati", "Tiada Yang Kekal (Melainkan Allah)" and the classic "Teratai".
Just added a 1984 English Language LP by Sharifah Aini titled "He Is Beautiful To Me". Produced by Reggie Verghese.
Just added a 1988 self-titled LP by Sharifah Aini otherwise known for its first track "Yang Tak Kesampaian" - Producing and arranging duties shared by Manan Ngah and A. Ali. The album cover for the promo vinyl differed from the commercially released CD and Cassette Tape editions.
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 1981 Hari Raya album by Various Artists namely Gaya Zakry, Noorkumalasari, Rosemaria, Sharifah Aini, Zaleha Hamid, Aman Shah, Aziz Ahmad, D. J. Dave, Sudirman Hj. Arshad dan Kumpulan Black Dog Bone. Entitled "Album Hari Raya" comprising of some new and some previously released songs. Plenty of your evergreen seasonal favourites here.
Just added a 1987 LP from Sharifah Aini entitled "Kasih". Produced primarily by M. Nasir also well-known for the duet (or some insisted just backing vocal) with M. Nasir for the song "Sabarlah Sayang". Other good songs written by M. Nasir for this album were "Hanya Dongeng Sandiwara" & the title track "Kasih". The latter, lyrics by S. Amin Shahab.
Just added a 1986 LP by Sharifah Aini "Kau Yang Bernama". Produced by Ruslan Imam. Popular songs "Kau Racun Hidupku", "Yang Sangat Ku Sayang" and the title track "Kau Yang Bernama".
Just added a 1981 LP by Sharifah Aini "Harum Dalam Kenangan" - arranged and produced by S. Atan. Popular songs are "Terbang Helang", "Kenangan" and "Mawar Putih Untuk Mama". Also a "dangdut-ish" version of "Seri Dewi Malam".
Just added an OST from 1979 "Sumber Ilhamku". Recordings by various artists namely Sharifah Aini, Latiff Ibrahim, Khadijah Ibrahim, M. Rizal, S. Rohani & Ahmad Nawab. Free streaming is sponsored by Khir Johari, Singapore.
Just added a 1981 English Language LP by Sharifah Aini titled "Rasa Sayang (Feeling of Love)". For her fourth English LP, Sharifah Aini put a new spin on oldies from the years 1958 to 1967. Streaming sponsored by Khir Johari, Singapore. Enjoy!