The golden era of Singapore's music history has to be the 60's. It was a vibrant and exciting scene even though in the same period, Singapore was struggling to survive economically and as a nation.
Ivor Lesslar with hat.
Towards the later years, Donald played with various bands. Two outstanding ones were The Neu Notes as well as Transit. In 2015, Transit did four concerts at both The Recital Studio and the outdoor theatre of The Esplanade.
When asked why the group was called Transit, band member Jerry Murad explained, with much laughter from the audience, that the band was of a certain age and were certainly in transit to somewhere else.
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John and I had been thinking of writing shorter articles about our band boys and girls who are still active in today's music scene. This article is a start. He made the arrangement to meet Ivor Lesslar (lead guitar with Cells Unlimited) and a close friend of Donald Thaver. Just some coffee and a friendly chat, John got this latest story. Again thanks to both for their willingness to help with information on this blog.