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'CLAIR' FROM O'SULLIVAN AND CARNABY STREET.

'CLAIR' FROM O'SULLIVAN AND CARNABY STREET.
A previous neighbour from the 60's talks about 'Clair' and Carnaby Street. CLIK PIX TO READ.

Thursday, February 03, 2011

The Trailers: Phoenix Theme: Seeing Double


Seeing Double: Play the song on the right bar while you read >>>>>>>
For those readers who are familiar with Singapore pop music from the sixties, seeing two different covers of the same vinyl is not surprising. For those who aren't, here are two Chinese New Year red packets. This particular vinyl sold so well that they produced another lot but with a slightly different cover. Not a bootleg copy, definitely.
44 Years Ago:
It was released exactly 44 years ago - in February 1967. The new Trailer for this recording was Jimmy Chan, featured as the man on the keyboard. Chan was with the Flamingos Combo (remember them?) and replaced Michael Teo.
Victor Woo:
That's the story I have at the moment until Victor Woo comes back from his trip to tell me the real story, so for those interested the record from Cosdel contains: Phoenix Theme - Go Go Beat (EMI HongKong), Lara's Theme (Jarre/Albert), Ding Dong Song - Off Beat (Yao Ming n Bart, Peter Maurice) and Ali San - Off Beat (Formosan folk song, unknown).
Line-up:
The back cover includes the Trailers line up for the vinyl: Victor Woo on lead, Edmund on rhythm, Eric Tan on bass, Jimmy Chan on the electric organ and piano, Tony Zee on drums and special guest, Robet Song on percussion instruments. In case you are interested, record number is: CEP 3001. You hear the songs everywhere in Singapore and the rest of South East Asia after this vinyl was released.
Images: Andy Lim Collection.

4 comments:

FL said...

The Trailers was one of my favourite local pop groups back in the sixties. I bought this EP record that year when it was released around the CNY. The record that I bought was the 2nd one (record covering). I didn't know there was another record cover back then, 44 years ago ! Nice of you to put up this posting. Thank you, too.

Andy Young* said...

Thanks FL for you comment and for taking us back to the past.

FANCY! said...

Andy great blog
Keep it going in the new year. I have been collecting SE asian R&R FOR ALONG TIME NOW
An artist and record greek I reside in Brooklyn NY. I also publish a magazine called FANCY! A lIfestyle magazine that focuses on the obscure.
We published an article about The Trailer by Joe C. P. in 2004. I attached link for interested parties.
http://fancymag.com/Trailers.html

Andy Young* said...

I have chanced upon your website and read it time and again. The support for local 60s music overseas is increasing.

Glad to note you promote Singapore and region vinyls and CDs. The Trailers were one of the pillars of Sing60s music.

Thanks for visiting. I have left the connection for others who wish to checkout your site.