SINGAPORE 60's: ANDY's POP MUSIC INFLUENCE IS MY PERSONAL MUSIC AND MEMORY TRAIL. PICTURES TELL STORIES BUT I DO NOT OWN THE RIGHTS TO YOU TUBE VIDEOS, AUDIO TRACKS OR IMAGES. THEY HAVE BEEN UPLOADED FOR EDUCATIONAL AND ILLUSTRATIVE PURPOSES SO INFORM ME IF COPYRIGHTED AND THEY WILL BE DELETED. ANDY LIM (NOVEMBER, 2008).

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Melayu Pop Yeh Yeh 60an Rahimah Rahim

Rahimah Rahim, daughter of Rahim Hamid (Singapore's Nat King Cole), will be singing some Malay and English songs during the concert at Orchid Country Club.

In 1962 at age six, she acted in a Malay movie, 'Korban Kasih' with Cathay Organisation and another in 1963 called, 'Masuk Angin Keluar Asap'.

She first appeared in 1963 on b/w Television Singapore singing, 'Burung Kakak Tua'. She was singing and acting on television and by 1972 released her first Malay EP, "Mana Ibu-nya" distributed by Panda Records.

Through the years she pursued her singing career and released Malay albums with Senada Records. In 1974 Rahimah won her first award overseas in a singing competition by Fuji TV in Tokyo, Japan and sang for the first time in Neptune Mandarin Hotel in Singapore and for three years was alongside Anita Sarawak. 

She has since won many contracts and awards as a songstress. Now Rahimah sings occasionally in the region but only by invitation.

Image: A personal collection.

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