Music makes the world round. Where were you then?

A song brings back great memories.  When we hear a song, it reminds us of where we were, what age we were snd when we heard the song.  Songs bring happiness, sadness, love, romance and memories.

Songs bring back our childhood days, as fresh as yesterday. We remember our school fun fairs, the days when we gather with fellow friends at campsites and around the campfire.  Songs makes us feel romantic when we met our first love.  Sometimes songs remind us of how crazy we have been and how far we go to get what we want. We laughed privately at ourselves.

Here’s an old song?  Share with us how you feel?

“If you love me, let me know”,  a Olivia Newton John hit, 1974.

Terence Seah

18 thoughts on “Music makes the world round. Where were you then?

  1. This song is one of my favorites in my younger days…..
    I like most of the lyrics of songs from our era.
    I don’t understand/appreciate the songs our young generation listen to nowadays

  2. Hi Joo Tian, we have not met; but just from hearing you say that you like this song by Olivia Newton John, I can guess we are of the same age. We probably have the same teenage likes and dislikes. You are welcome to post a comment here with your favourite memorable song. I look forward.

    In 1976, I started work with Singapore newspapers as a young production supervisor, looking after newspaper production operations at Kim Seng Road, One year after starting work, SPH gave me a two-year scholarship to study printing technology at the London College of printing. I studied hard to earn my diploma; and I also enjoyed my weekends going to Leicester Square Discotheque. Disco dancing was the craze then. I went with fellow college mates and Singapore/Malaysian friends. One of our favourite songs which the local English band loved to play and sing was “Dancing Queen” by ABBA, a popular Eurovision winner in the mid 70s.

    Music brings back fond memories; and I am sure it is the same with all of us. I share my younger days with you; and I hope you share with us yours too.

    Terence Seah

    • Hi Kenneth,

      I put in my birthday date into your song link. Then, I remember how it was I was sweet sixteen. I never dared to associate this song with boys, and although I liked it, I avoided listening to it.

      Where were you when you heard “Sad Movies”. When I first heard this song, I told myself that one day, I will be sad, very sad. And, so I wanted to learn this song beginning as a young boy,

      Dear Members, if you know this song, tell us how you felt when you heard this song, and of course, when and why. A good way to know one another.

      Terence Seah

      • ‘Sad Movie’ is a popular karaoke song because it’s easy to sing and very the melody is very catchy. For me the lyrics of a song are secondary; the melody will decide whether I like the song or not. But when the lyrics match a favourite melody, then I get this strong surge of nostalgia whenever the song is played. This happens in the song “Only You” by the Platters.

  3. I don’t remember listening to ONJ’s songs. Most of the time I just like one or two songs from pop singers in the 70s. eg Fernando by Abba, Pretty Woman by Roy Obison, To Sir With Love by Lulu.. Favourite singers include Tom Jones (wow! his Delilah). Carpenters, BeeGees , Beatles and many more.

  4. I am not a ONJ fan even though I do listen to her music.
    I listened to Connie Francis, Elvis and Cliff Richard a lot in my growing up years cos my neighbor subscribed to Rediffusion so I was “forced” to listen to free music every day. But I was happy!

    • Hi Weng Cheong,

      We have not met. From the sing, I guess u are around 55. I am sure the song reminds you of sonething beautiful.

      Look forward to seeing more of you at SHC events.

      Terence Seah

      • Hi Terence, Yes. This song reminds me when I was working full time and studying part time evenings 5 year course at Singapore Polytechnic.

  5. Hi Sally,

    We are in the process of planning the program for “One night in JB” at KSL Hotel.

    Plse read up the Post. I am keen to have you help in our committee. If yes, I shall chat with you over Whatsapp.

    Terence Seah

    • Hi Terence, quick question – am i the only Sally here coz you have replied a new chat instead of replying to my chat box. Do let me know your thoughts in WhatsApp. Thanks!

  6. Hi Sally,

    I did a quick chat. We have 23 Sally’s in SilverHairsClub.

    More important is every member makes the Club. Welcome.

    Terence Seah

  7. The Three Degrees – When I will see you again. I am sure all of you have heard of these 3 lovely ladies. Very likely in a pub, a nightclub or you may have heard them from the radio. Importantly, where were you? and of course, you can share with us, whom? Probably, this will get us all ready to dance.

    Enjoy.

    Terence Seah

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