Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Andy's 60s Music Friends: Holiday Season 2022 & 2023: Part Two

Photographs are not in any order. 
Most pictures have been taken with friends who love
and contributed to this Singapore 60s music blog .
Thanks guys.


Lady is a Tramp... Frank Sinatra.

Rabbit takes over as Tiger quietly leaves.
Singapore pop music goes on.
The music makers are below...

At Tan Soo Khoon's Chinese New Year dinner [in yellow], 
former House Speaker who sings Elvis on stage. From left: 
Andy, Tony [Mysterians], Larry [Rediffusion], Selina, 
Jimmy, Eddie, Charlie [Locomotion], Vernon [Quests], Eric, 
Soo Khoon [Young Once], Henry [Quests].

Chinese New Year at Chinatown, Singapore 2023.

A mix of music: Rocker Lee [Chinese Pops] , Winston Koh [Trailers], 
Andy, Sam Toh [Quests], Edward Tham @ Shaw Centre for coffee.

The cops in New Zealand are very  friendly and very tall.
I thought I am but he's more than 6 feet and loves 60s music.

"Enjoy yourself, it's later than you think
Enjoy yourself, while you're still in the pink
The years go by, as quickly as a wink..."

"Always remember our historic meet up for the first time. Wonderful, 
humble Andy Young. It's among the highlights of our stall happenings." 
Colin Colin, music lover, owner of Chendol dessert @ Siglap, East Coast.

With Alfred Ng @ Cedele, Novena Square. I knew him as a youth 
but now a very successful business person who loves pop music.

Stephen Han is a blog contributor and writes 
about the many 60s concerts he attended @ the Clubs,
National Theatre, Vic. Hall, Cinemas and other venues.

Francis Tan, a bank Vice President n a former scouter, rescued  and 
guided me home from a bus-stop one night. Once a trooper, always... 

From: Paul McCartney and John Lennon.

Don, of Don Pies, with his Hwa Heng Beef Noodles
@ Tyrwhitt Road, Jalan Besar Stadium.

With Johnny Yeo, Polytechnic lecturer, an orchid 
and music lover. Lunching at The Ship, Orchard.

Blog contributor, drummer Jimmy Chng [centre] 
from 60s group, 'The Decibels with bassist Charles.

A Dean Martin composition:  
'Change Of Heart' [1955] by John Rox.

Anna Law runs ukulele classes at a Community Club. 
I visited her and husband Vincent Tan. Anna was a
member of the well-known ladies' group, 'The Teepees'. 

Anna Law, far right, conducting her ukulele class
at Marymount CC. Anna is all heart !

During a studio group recording with [clockwise]: Robert Koh, 
Chow Wen Hing, Rocker Lee, Winston Koh, Andy and Fidel.

Singer/song writer :David Gates, 'Everything I Own.'

Clarence Perera, drummer from The Dukes and a Keppel Club regular.
 We did not take photographs both times we met but he's been 
sending me prayers through What'sApp everyday for two years now.

Cedric Cork, a well-known percussionist 
who braved the Vietnam War, provided a powerful story 
about his music days in the 60s battlefield upheaval.
I have yet to meet Cedric personally. 😔

 Rocker Lee [Chinese Pops] , Andy, Sam Toh, [Quests], 
Winston Koh [Trailers], @ The Ship  for lunch.

Jimmy Yap practises what he preaches on his T-shirt, 
"Without music life would be flat."

Click for Part 1 :

Frank Sinatra: 'Lady is a Tramp'
Frank Sinatra Concert Collection 
YouTube Video.

 The Tremoloes: 'My Little Lady' 
YouTube Video from: The Muzikmaker

Dean Martin: 'Change of Heart'
YouTube Video: Tim Gracyk

Images: A Personal Collection.
Disclaimer: This post does not promote any food outlet.


Unknown said...

A nice potpourri of mates, music and memories! Thanks,Andy!

Anonymous said...





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Andy Young
Thanks EricB.
You're a good friend too.


Andy Young
Salam Bahagia UKHTI, first visitor for the evening.

Ukhti Aminah
Andy Young salam bahagia andy🙏


Andy Young
And Joey, my friend from Canada. Hi Thanks for the visit.

Andy Young
These pictures, except for some, were taken around the Christmas and Chinese New Year period.


Andy Young
And Joey, my friend from Canada. Hi Thanks for the visit.

Andy Young
Thanks Colin. Our second visit? 🙂

Andy Young
Thank you all for liking this post.

ANDY: Pop Music Not Pills. © said...

Thanks to Dr. Steven Farram for the good wishes.
And UNKNOWN, whoever you are, thanks so much.

ANDY: Pop Music Not Pills. © said...

When Colin Colin saw the police officer's picture.

Andy Young:
Yes, Colin. This cop is really tall. Towering above me when we were chatting. And he's huge but a very nice guy. New Zealanders usually are.