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).

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Channel News Asia On Singapore 60s Music

Audie Ng, bassist for The Silver Strings and boss of his own entertainment company, seen above with *Henry Suriya, was interviewed today by Channel News Asia, Singapore. On the morning chat show, Audie explained the music phenomenon that rocked the youths from the early 60s to the early 70s.
He recalled the evening when The Silver Strings were the opening introductory act for the Rolling Stones Concert at the Singapore Badminton and how the fans stormed and gate crashed the Stadium in their enthusiasm to watch the show.
Brian Richmond, who was also interviewed, explained the 'hidden treasure' that was the sixties. Together with Joseph Pereira, they were interviewed by Susan Jung and Steve Chia.*Henry Suriya records with The Boys and sister Naomi and brother Robert.
Original article by Andy Lim.
Images: From Henry Suriya Collection.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I wasn't crazy about pop music then but I recall friends and neighbours who were. Incredible days.rickytan

Andy Young* said...

You must have been a bookworm, the serious listener and reader. Classical music perhaps.