We send condolences to his family. May he Rest In Peace.
|The Late Mr Ismail Ahmad|
(image from Berita Harian)
Ismail Ahmad was with the Downtown band and accompanying handsome singer Halil Chik, also known as the Tom Jones of Singapore. They were sent to Taiwan and Japan.
The drummer Ariffin of the Downtown band performed at the Stadium Restaurant lounge called The Tilted Tankard.
He was living in Kuala Lumpur for some time. He came back to Singapore when he was unwell and was admitted to our local hospital. The doctors explained that he had would not have much time until I received the news of his passing...
According to the Malay newspaper, Berita Harian, he had been unwell since 2014.
R.I.P Ismail Ahmad. We will always remember you and your music with The Impian Bateks.
Please let me know if there is any misinformation regarding the late Mr Ismail Ahmad as this tribute has been written verbatim.
The images are from Google and Berita Harian.