The Sound Of Siam Leftfield Luk Thung, Jazz & Molam In Thailand 1964-1975

Soundway
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  • 1. Chaweewan Dumnern – Lam Tung Wai
  • 2. Chaweewan Dumnern – Lam Toey Chaweewan
  • 3. Onuma Singsiri – Mae Kha Som Tam
  • 4. Thapporn Petchubon, Noknoi Uraiporn, Thongthai Tin Isan – Isan Klab Tin
  • 5. Ream Daranoi – Fai Yen
  • 6. Panom Nopporn – Sao Ban Pok Pab
  • 7. Plearn Promdan – Wan Maha Sanook
  • 8. The Petch Phin Thong Band – Soul Lam Plearn
  • 9. Waipod Phetsuphan – Ding Ding Dong
  • 10. Saknatee Srichiangmai – Nom Samai Mai
  • 11. Yenjit Porntawi – Lam Plearn Toh Lom Nhao
  • 12. Chaweewan Dumnern – Sao Lam Plearn
  • 13. Dao Bandon – Mae Jom Ka Lon
  • 14. Sanae Petchaboon – Pen Jung Dai
  • 15. Thong Huad & Kunp?an – Diew Sor Diew Caan
  • 16. Sodsri Rungsang – Uay Porn Tahan Chaydan
  • 17. Kawaw Siang Thong – Kai Tom Yum
  • 18. The Viking Combo Band – Pleng Yuk Owakard
  • 19. Dao Bandon – Tang Ngarn Si Nong

As Soundway’s entry point into the Asian music world, 'The Sound of Siam' offers a unique vantage point to the most experimental period in Thai musical history. The 19 tracks reflect the outcome of a twentieth century journey from Thai classical to Luk Krung and Luk Thung – music that incorporated western influences such as jazz, surf guitar, ballroom and even Latin and African.

The music maps changing social demographics, the movement of people, culture and language from countryside to city and all during a period when the record labels were at their most experimental.

Those of you who loved the Thai Funk' series wiiil love this, especially as it was compiled by the same person Chris Menist!

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