This was the old Paya Lebar Airport in the 60s. We used to haunt this very popular night spot where professional bands played during the weekends.
For a drink that costs about $6.00 each we danced the whole night and usually reached home at 4 a.m. The lights were dim, the atmosphere romantic, especially when the bands played soothing instrumentals like 'Theme to Peyton Place' and 'The Godfather'.
Sometimes crooners sang Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra numbers like 'Too Young' and "Fly Me To The Moon'. It was a haven for young lovers. We had no Singapore Air Shows then but lots of singers and dancers flying to the moon like Sinatra.
Image: from National Heritage Board
Original article: Andy Lim