Batch ’64 Entertainment

We have posted two calypso music items for your enjoyment the first is submitted by Seelan as a  Hill Billy Poem named “Shame & Scandal in the Family”

Click below

https–www.youtube.com-watchv=PAkkLQr2Kjc&index=1&list=RDPAkkLQr2Kjc.url

 

 

 

 

The second is from Sam. It is  a very old Sinhala calypso with english lyrics. supported by an  ensamble of  interesting musical instruments.

Vocalist Mariazelle Goonatileke Click below,

Enjoy.

 

 

20 thoughts on “Batch ’64 Entertainment

    • Try :- click on the link – then either “save & open” or “save as” & save in the “desk top”
      If it doesn’t work, Type “shame & scandal in the family by shawn Elliot with lyrics” in Google or Youtube.
      Sam can advice further.

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  1. Love the Kandy Lamissi !!
    Right up my alley !!
    I was dancing around the kitchen in my PJ’s and coffee in hand !!

    ” I am no Sudu Bonikka- but your kandy lamissi “!!
    And you are my Elvis Presley ‘ !!
    LOVE it !!

    Could someone put the words out please ? neat new twist to an old song .
    Who did the hugely popular original version of it – does any one know ?

    Seelan- I could not ‘open ‘ it either .
    I will watch it on you tube , now that I am at my son’s place for a little while, as I am almost at the end of my internet data pkg , if I were to wait till I go home to watch it .

    Ariya/Sam- can you put out the words for Kandy Lamissi ?
    I want to learn this particular version of it .

    Sam and Seelan- thanks for the Morning Show from the Class of 64 !

    Baila Kumari !!

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  2. Hi Sam,
    Thanks for the link. I ‘copied’ it and now it is a matter of learning the lyrics – very funny lyrics .

    Seelan- I was able to watch on You tube about ‘ Your Mama dont know, What your Pappa dont know ‘ !!
    So, now the lad can go and marry his one and only kandy lamissi !!
    Hilarious- I knew it was coming !!

    Thanks guys for the Good Morning Show of Class of 64 !

    Sam- there is a nice on Kullen Pola Pola version, with an old guy and a young kandy Lamissi- on You tube .
    If you can put this on the Web Page – it will be so much fun .
    There are many variations of this old song on YOU tube, but, this one takes the cake with all the simplicity and fun of a typical village mudalali !

    Baila Kumari !

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  3. Thanks Sam . It is a lovely rendition of Kandy Lamissee. I have seen this sometime back on U Tube but it was nice to see it again.

    Have seen lot of Kandy Lamissee’s growing up , but never got involved with anyone. “A rolling stone gathers no moss ” . Having grown up in Galle we went to our home town only during vacations. A short exposure to Kandy Lamussees was of little value. After graduating from Med School had a few proposals from Kandy Lamisssees , which I had to turn down , because I was planning to come to the US shortly after my internship.

    Never regret getting involved with a Cheena Lamissee.

    Nisantha

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  4. Sam- this is a GREAT Idea !
    And have Esiri compose the lyrics and sing it along with Zavahir and Nisantha and the Cheena Lamissi can do carry the show !
    post the video to the Web page – it will be a total hit I bet !

    Perhaps at the next RU we can have a musical show- and I can learn the words of Kullen Pola pola and carry the show with (? Ariya ?? or ) any volunteer who can move to the beat !!

    just rolling some ideas in my head .

    I am running out of ‘data allowance ‘- so will be ” quiet ” for a while , giving all of you a wee break from my natterings .

    Thanks everybody for the good entertainment this morning .
    Baila Kumari !

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  5. Gee! Deepthie great idea. I ‘d like to join you in the vocals if u need a female artist

    Sending you my musical CV. Proud to be Among the finalist in aRadio singing contest in the 70-80s.

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  6. Wow /!!!! Finalist in a Radio Singing contest – -where was this s? SL or Aus ?
    What did you sing ? what language ? send it to my personal e-mail add- -looking fwd to this .

    Now, your hidden talents are coming out !
    ok- lets start practicing the songs – hope my voice wont go all croaky by then !

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  7. Sang Connie Franscise songs like Whose Sorry Now, Stupid Cupid,… In SL. But the sad news is now when I try to practice Singing my voice is sooooooo tremulous . Ha ha may be due to old age, So unfortunately ,Although my heart longs to sing my vocal cords are dead

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    • Dear Rani,
      Gargle your throat with 30 mls of Brandy for 30 secs & then swallow it – Nocte.
      – the vocal cord will start singing by itself !
      Why waste a good talent.

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  8. Dear Seelan,
    Now the time is 5.30 pm in Melbourne I am rushing to the liquor shop to get the medication, in your prescription, to start the treatment ASAP

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  9. I remember Rani singing the Connie Francis songs in the radio competition. You do have a very good voice. You should start singing again.

    Nisantha

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  10. Thanks Nissantha, it is now only an event in the bygone days, worthy only to be recorded in the pages of the History book.

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  11. Rani- this is lovely that you sang like Connie Francis ! those were real Hit parade top hits back in the day !
    I had already left SL by 1973- so I missed it all .

    Never too late to start singing Rani- so, lets hear you sing at the next RU- start singing in the shower !! , and, by the way , how come you never sang at the Beruwala concert ?

    The Canada gp gave me 30 mins notice to sing that song in Mi’Kmaw , and I croaked my way through it to my utter surprise . !

    I just came home after drum circle / singing songs in Ojibway – Cree and Cherokee .
    The voice is a bit croaky- but, I must say, the drum gp still wants to hear me sing and it makes me feel good !!!

    I must try that new RX by the Hon Radiologist- I might regain that tinkle in my voice again !

    Good night folks – lets see what the Web Master has up his sleeve to tease our brains next !

    eagledeepthie .

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  12. I think it generally refers to a young unmarried woman, not necessarily age limited to a teenager like most would think.

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