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Various Artists - Saigon Supersound Vol. 3

Saigon Supersound

  • £34.17

Format: 2 x LP
Catalogue No.: SSS07
Barcode: 4019681000137
Release Date: 04 Nov 2022
Genre: Disco

Saigon Supersound is delighted to present the 3rd and final volume of its pre-1975 Southern Vietnamese music collection. A curated collection of music from Saigon during the 1960s and early 1970s. The music has been restored and remastered in order to present listeners with audio quality on par with its original quality upon release more than half a century ago.

The first few songs in this Volume are songs Vietnamese people used to call “Stimulus Music” or “Action Music”. These are songs that borrow vibrant melodies, inspired by the west, performed by the best representatives of this genre. In addition, this volume includes songs, famous in clubs both past and present like “N?u Anh V? Bên Em” by Mai Huong and “Hình ?nh Ngu?i Em Không Ð?i” by Thanh Lan.

Many believe that "Southern Golden Music" is just popular music, simply because it "pleases the listener". Volume 3 include melodies most Vietnamese might have considered “unpopular”, but popular with “golden music” lovers. Today, people often call “gold music” bolero music, because this is the most popular style found in this golden era of music. In this volume, Saigon Supersound have selected typical bolero songs like,“Hàn M?c T?” sang by Trúc Mai, as well as, “N?ng Chi?u” by Lê Tr?ng Nguy?n.

In addition to the variety of melodies, Volume 3 also shows the diversity of genres found in old Southern music by introducing songs that praise the homeland such as “Tình Reo Trên Sóng Lúa Vàng” by Thanh Lan, praising peace in “Xin Cho Tôi Gi?c M?ng Bình Yên” by Thanh Tuy?n, witty music in “C?u C? Lên Thành” by Connie Kim.

Volume 3 closes with the song “Xuân Mu?n” (Late Spring), performed by Hoàng Oanh. The song talks about the end of a lunar year - a cycle of heaven and earth, the end of sad stories and opens up new hopes for more positive things to come.

Finally, the face of the movie star Ki?u Chinh is chosen to grace the cover image of Saigon Supersound 3rd Volume. Although she may not have had any direct relations related to music, more than 50 years ago, Ki?u Chinh's image appeared many times on the covers of various music sheets. The image of Ki?u Chinh was chosen for the mix of Eastern and Western cultures present in her life and career that mirrored the music of that era. These songs, with melodies originating from Europe, the Americas and Africa have been an integral part of Vietnamese music since the 1960s.

Tracklist:
A1. Thý T.nh Cho Em - Mai L. Huy.n
A2. Tu. Anh Tu. Em - Hùng Cý.ng
A3. Anh Ðâu Em Ðó - Connie Kim
A4. Ði.u Ru Ný.c M.t - Carol Kim
A5. Ngý.i Hành Hýõng Trên ..nh Núi - Khánh Ly
B1. B.c Thý T.nh Trên Lô C.t - Ban Sao Bãng
B2. C.u C. Lên Thành - Connie Kim
B3. T.nh Reo Trên Sóng Lúa Vàng - Thanh Lan
B4. Xin Cho Tôi Gi.c M.ng B.nh Yên - ThanhTuy.n
B5. N.ng Chi.u - Sõn Ca
C1. Ð.ng Quên Anh Là Lính - Trý.ng H.i
C2. B.n nh.c không tên - Ban Nh.c Lê Vãn Thi.n
C3. Mýa Bay Trong Ð.i - Duy Khánh
C4. Hàn M.c T. - Trúc Mai
C5. N.u Anh V. Bên Em - Mai Hýõng
D1. G.i Ngý.i Em Nh. - Duy Quang
D2. H.nh .nh Ngý.i Em Không Ð.i - Thanh Lan
D3. Trách Yêu - Hùng Cý.ng & Mai L. Huy.n
D4. T.nh Anh T.nh Em - Túy Phý.ng
D5 .Xuân Mu.n (Chi.u 30 T.t) - Hoàng Oanh

More From This Artist: Ban Nh.c Lê Vãn Thi.n Ban Sao Bãng Carol Kim Connie Kim Duy Khánh Duy Quang Hoàng Oanh Hùng Cý.ng Khánh Ly Mai Hýõng Mai L. Huy.n Sõn Ca Thanh Lan ThanhTuy.n Trúc Mai Trý.ng H.i Túy Phý.ng

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