60's and 70's asia pop record covers, anyone? this site should attract many of the record peddlers in amcorp mall!

there is something "kitsch-y" about record covers of the 60's and 70's that make them a worthwhile collection.

for you info, sean ghazi (our local michael buble) covered one of anneke gronloh's classics in his debut album "semalam".

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Your favorite music = happy heart

AFP - Wednesday, November 12

WASHINGTON (AFP) - - Listening to your favorite music may be helpful to maintaining a healthy heart, according to a study.

The research team at the University of Maryland School of Medicine announced they had shown for the first time the emotions aroused by music enjoyed by the listener to be beneficial to a healthy blood vessel function.

The team, who in a 2005 study noted the cardiovascular benefits of laughter, presented their work at the 2008 Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association in New Orleans.

"I was impressed with the highly significant differences both before and after listening to joyful music as well as between joyful and anxious music," said head researcher Michael Miller, director of preventive cardiology at the University of Maryland Medical Center and associate professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

The study found that participants -- 10 healthy, non-smoking volunteers -- listening to music that gave them a sense of joy caused the inner-lining tissues of blood vessels to expand, which increased blood flow.

The response matched the result of the 2005 study of laughter.

To minimize desensitization of emotions felt by listening to their favorite music, participants were instructed to avoid listening to the pieces for a minimum of two weeks before the test.

"The idea here was that when they listened to this music that they really enjoyed, they would get an extra boost of whatever emotion was being generated," said Miller.

The study found that the diameter of the average upper arm blood vessel increased 26 percent after listening to joyful music, and listening to music that caused anxiety narrowed blood vessels by six percent.

The physiological impact of music may also affect the activity of the "feel good" brain chemicals called endorphins, according to the study

The study's results, said Miller, signal yet "another preventive strategy that we may incorporate in our daily lives to promote heart health."

Sam elliot said...

Anonymous,

Thanks for the story.


We all need to listen to music a lot more in this difficult time I suppose....

Anonymous said...

If you get a good copy of such old records, 9 times out of 10 you will be surprised by the quality of the recording.

Anonymous said...

Hah!!! My mum is actually on that site.

built62 said...

there is this one malay guy that convert ol'nostalgic lp to cd to sell them at amcorp mall on weekends. these cds are even printed with the album cover in full colored. all for about 10 bucks!

anneke is definitely one of the many hot cakes of his stall.

how do they sound? like a ol' record...

built62 said...

btw, the anneke cd i bought about a year ago has 12 songs. she look a little more mature and dressed in baju kebaya, i think.

Anonymous said...

Check this out

http://questing.wordpress.com/pop-scene-in-the-60s-in-the-far-east/

maggielurva 愛美姬 said...

hey anonymous at 2:54pm,

the recording is very good (on my pc speakers, that is)!

pleasant surprise!