|Paya Lebar Airport with its distinguished iconic fountain|
For a drink that costs about $6.00 each we danced the whole night, which usually started early at 8 or 9 pm and we usually reached home at 4 a.m. after sending the ladies home.
On the dance floor lights were dim, the atmosphere romantic, especially when the bands played soothing instrumentals like 'Theme to Peyton Place' and 'The Godfather'.
Sometimes local crooners sang Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra numbers like 'Too Young' and "Fly Me To The Moon'. It was a haven for young lovers. We had no Singapore Air Shows then but lots of singers and dancers flying to the moon like Sinatra.
Image: from National Heritage Board
Original article: Andy Young.