Sweet Charity, veteran rockers extraodinaire, has a gig this Sunday, 31 May 2009 at the Esplanade Concert Hall. Dubbed the Deep Purple of Singapore's rock connection that started in the late 60s, the band had, within 10 years, fan idolatry all over Singapore and Malaysia. And they are still rocking today, influenced also by Santana, Led Zeppelin and other rock musicians.
Ramli Sarip, well known to local Mat Rockers and most Singaporeans, led this group since 1969. And their success story is a rendition of fusion music , combining melodies from the west and ones from their own Malay and Indonesian heritage. And they are hot because tickets are sold out for the concert.