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"TO BE A ROCK BUT NOT TO ROLL"

Thursday, May 12, 2016

SILVER STRINGS @ KALLANG WAVE MALL


'Runaway' w vocalist/keyboardist Nick. Videos by Fabian Foo.

DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE
14th May, 2016
Compered by Justin Ang and Vernon A.
With Andy, Audie, Nick, John, Rickie, Vernon A., Justin Ang, Peter n Michael.
Lead Guitarist Rickie Chng, Vocalist Andy Young

Screen Grab of Dancing Crowd
Rickie, Bass Guitarist Audie Ng and Vocalist Peter Chua

Audie, John with Rhythm Guitarist and Vocalist Michael Bangar
Drummer John Cher
Keyboardist, Vocalist Nicholas Stravens
The Silver Strings with a good crowd of enthusiasts 
"Impian Semalam"

You Tube: Impian Semalam with Andy.

Lady doing the ronggeng.
You Tube: 'I Saw Her Standing There' w Michael Bangar.

"I Saw Her Standing There"
"Proud Mary"
"Midnight In Malaya"

You Tube: 'To Love Somebody' w vocalist Peter Chua.

Posting below: Before the show

            PETER, RICKIE, AUDIE, ANDY, NICK, MIKE, JOHN.

Learn the ronggeng: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUn5V3TbN-U

Read above article from:
http://www.dinomama.com/2016/05/fairprice-walks-with-u-2016.html

Images from: A Private Collection, Google and Laurence Lim (image right). Thank you Mr Lim for taking the pictures.

27 comments:

Henri Gann said...

Great pictures Andy !
Wish I can be there to watch you guys.
Happy Twangin' !

JOHN CHER (WRITER/ PERCUSSIONIST) said...

Hi Andy. Thank you for creating this publicity poster for The Silver Strings. My view is that everyone in the band looks sharp indeed!

Fans of ex SBC singer Peter Chua will be in for a treat as he will be the band's guest singer! In the old days, band boys are always properly attired for a performance. The S.S. are carrying on the tradition and its great!

Many thanks again Andy! Cheers!

ANDY: Pop Music Not Pills. © said...

Thank you both for response.

Henri you could take over lead for a few instrumentals if you are here. Make it next year huh? Or anytime you're in Singapore.

John. Thanks for allowing the Silver Strings to share Peter Chua's talent. He is awesome to watch and hear. Power vocals.

FACEBOOK said...

THANKS TO SILVER STRINGS SUPPORTERS:

TIN LEONG LIM
LINDA TAN
TOH RICHARD
LILY MUGAS
CHILI DOMINGO
LLOYD MARA
VERNON RICHARD STEELE
ATHENA BAGANI
BETH LAURENA
JESSICA KOO YOKE YIN
DAVID SHERRY
OLIVER OLIVEROS
CRIS JR VIBA
JOB ARNEDO
TERENCE LEE
MALDITA RICARTE
MICHELLE JEAN ARCAIN TORTUYA
RICHARD DANKER

FACEBOOK said...

THANKS TO FACEBOOK SUPPORTERS:

LES-NEIL CABAHUG
CATHERINE MEDWAY
BETSY CHER
JIMMY SONG
ALFRED NG
ALVIN TAN
JIMMY APPUDURAI CHUA
LINDA TAN
CHARLES DE SILVA

FACEBOOK said...

FACEBOOK GANG SUPPORTED BY:

YEN CHOW
AARON CHOO
AUDIE NG
EDDIE FOO
JOHN CHER
TRACY NG
JOYCELYN LEONG
DICK YIP
FOO JONG FOOK
TOH RICHARD
JON GOH
JETROTITO S GAZA
CHIL DOMINGO
ANN ROWENA LIM
DON NAVARRO
JILL TORIO
OLIVER OLIVEROS
HELEN STRAVENS
TAN HAN SING
SGAR KALAL
RICHARD DANKER
JERRY FERNANDEZ
CATHERINE MEDWAY

LIM KUAN MIN said...

Best wishes to SS performance :>)

PENNY KOH said...

Just wonderful seeing all of you in suits!! Smart looking!!

FACEBOOK said...

FACEBOOK SUPPORTERS:

TAN SOO KHOON
SIMIN LAI
ALEX LEWIS
DAVID GOH
NORMAN ALLY
JILL TORIO
ANIG A ANOLI

If names are missed out, please excuse.

JERRY FERNANDEZ said...

Sure all went well at the show.
Brother have a blessed day and Godbless.
(got the details from Audie this morning wasnt possible to attend).

ANDY: Pop Music Not Pills. © said...

AFTER THE SHOW:

Thank you all for the support.

The show went well but boy oh boy, it was so hot we were all so wet after the show. John was soaked, thoroughly soaked. Predicting such a calamity, he had another shirt to change into.

Thanks to MIKE BOON and DENYSE TESSENSOHN for sharing this posting on their FACEBOOK.

FL said...

Hi, Andy, nice photos of The Silver Strings and yourself, too ! The band members are still very united after many decades ! Although older, they look pretty healthy and in high spirit. In my teen, I used to buy vinyl records of Shirley Nair and the Silver Strings. Those were the days in the sixties. I wish all of them in pink of health, always.

ANDY: Pop Music Not Pills. © said...

Hi FL,

It is always refreshing to hear from you as you breeze in sometimes to say hello to me and the readers.

Again my grateful thanks for your ever glowing comments about the Silver Strings. We look pretty healthy and in high spirits. But although age is only a number, it's catching up fast with all of us.

To be honest, there are only two original members left, Audie and myself but the others, Rickie, John, Nick and Michael with Peter singing sometimes, get together for the love of the music.

Don't sell away your vinyl records if you still have them. You cannot find any in the market today. They are priceless.

My best wishes to you FL, and thanks again for writing regularly on this blog.

FACEBOOK said...

From FACEBOOK GROUP:

PRISCILLA GEORGE
HENRY CHUA
BELINDA POH
ADELINE PANG
ROMA HOBBS
KATZ MATEO
ALBERT WONG ONG CHENG
TERENCE LEE

MICHAEL LEE said...

It is nice to see all looking good and rocking well. Cheerio.

FACEBOOK said...

THANKS FOR LIKING POST:

NICHOLAS STRAVENS
VERONICA YOUNG
RANDY LEE KENG (STYLERS)
ATHENA BAGANI
MARTIN ONG
ANN VICTORIA DELA CRUZ
FREDDIE HUFANO

MARTIN ONG said...

Great keep on rolling.

FACEBOOK said...

THANKS FOR FACEBOOK SUPPORT TO

ALBERT LOUIS
LOUIS CLAUDINE NATASHA
JALANI MOHAMED
CINDY PAU
PAUL SHANKAR
SAGAR KALAR
DAVID GOH

MICHAEL LEE (FACEBOOK) said...

Saw and heard the videos. Well done guys - oldies but goodies. What is interesting about live performance is - it is not played out in perfection like in a recording. Sound systems have come a long way. What is standard now would have been considered top notched 20 years ago. Cheerio guy keep on rock and rolling the good times.

ANDY: Pop Music Not Pills. © said...

The video was done with a small camera by a fan but non-professional video enthusiast Fabian Foo. We thank him for his effort and appreciate that he took the time and trouble to video-cam us in the hot morning sun.

The playing, we must admit, is not perfect and like what Michael Lee mentioned is not top notched.

Thank you Michael for comment. We will all strive to improve.

THOMAS GWEE said...

STYLO MILO BRO.

FACEBOOK said...

THANKS FOR SUPPORT:

KOO VICTOR
ALPHONSO SOOSAY
VANGIE FRANCISCO
TAN HAN SING
THOMAS GWEE
MICHAEL LEE

EDWIN GOH said...

Andy, great. Jangan main main.Young at heart. Enjoy. Always have a song in your heart.

DinoMama said...

Hello Uncle Andy! Thank you for the great performance on that day. I love all the songs the band played and sang, reminds me of my younger club hopping days. I enjoyed your performance and I am sure you guys did too! Keep up the good work and keep on singing!

ANDY: Pop Music Not Pills. © said...

Thank you DinoMama for your compliment and good wishes. We have enjoyed singing and entertaining you all too. Thank you also for the fantastic write-up about us on your blog.
I shall inform the other members of the Silver Strings regarding your website.

Please visit us again soon.

JOHN CHER (WRITER/ PERCUSSIONIST) said...

Thanks Andy, You have gathered many fans over the years. Cheers!

DinoMama said...

I sure will be looking out for your posts Uncle Andy~