Monthly Archives: November 2013

THE ONCE LONELY REST HOUSE

In the early days of the fifties, there was hardly a decent hotel in Muar Town. This is understandable as commercial activities were few and not many businessmen would include Muar Town in their list of potentials to promote their products … Continue reading

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MY FIRST HINDUSTANI MOVIE

Going to a movie was always exciting, and I would make sure that I would not be left behind. It was always our maid-servant Mak Yang who would make the announcement to me and I in turn would shout to my three … Continue reading

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BOBBY CLIFF AND THE TEENAGE BLUES

In the late fifties, besides the Sri Maharani Ghazal, I can only remember one musical band that was in existence in Muar town. It was called Pemuda Jaya, consisting of a guitar player, a saxophonist, double bass player, drummer, bongo, … Continue reading

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