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Lyrics Illusi Satu Penantian by Ben Nathan (A waiting illusion)

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Our Independance Day (Hari Merdeka) would fall on 31 August.  We are reminded once again of how independance is won and Malaya and later Malaysia was born. I grew up during the era where music is enjoyed and we listened to each other’s songs without looking at creek or race. We’ve had very popular non [...]

Lirik Cukuplah Sekali (Once is Enough) by Jay Jay

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The following song, Cukuplah Sekali (Once is Enough) sang by Jay Jay is about a man who apologised to his lover for making a mistake in the past. He hoped she would put the past behind, forgive him and start anew. Once is enough- for he promised he would not repeat it again. Cukuplah Sekali [...]

Lirik Tiara by Kris with English translation

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Tiara was once a hit Malay song, sang by the group Kris. It is about the love of a man and woman, who separated by different worlds- the woman came from a respectable background while the man had nothing. They were childhood sweethearts who got separated as they went their separate way. The man eventually [...]

Luka Seribu Rindu by Fotograf (A Thousand Longing and Hurt)

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Here is my attempt to translate the song Luka Seribu Rindu by Fotograf. Lyrics with English translation: Api dah menjadi bara fire had turned to ashes Bara menjadi debu ashes had turned to dust Mawar indah nan setangkai that single stalk of beautiful rose Layu dan berguguran wilted and fallen off Begitulah ibarat cinta that is [...]

Lyrics Salam Terakhir (Final Regards) by Sudirman

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Salam Terakhir (Final or Last Regards) is one of the last song sang by the late Sudirman. The song is as if his way of telling us goodbye. Lirik/ Lyrics Salam Terakhir (Final Regards) Sampaikan salam buat semua Send my regards to all Salam terakhir salam teristimewa My final regards that is most special Kepada [...]

Lyrics Sudirman Milik Siapakah Gadis Ini (Who this girl belonged to)

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This song was sang by the late Sudirman during his earlier popular days. Lirik/Lyrics Sudirman Milik Siapakah Gadis Ini (Who this girl belonged to) Milik siapakah gadis ini Whom this girl belonged to Wajah lembut bagaikan sutera Features as soft as silk Ingin hatinya ku miliki Wishing that I could own her heart Apakan terdaya [...]

Merisik Khabar by Sudirman (with English translation)

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In Hong Kong, the memory of Leslie Cheung (passed away 10 years ago) and Danny Chan (passed away 20 years ago) lives on. TVB channel is performing a tribute to both these stars. In Malaysia, we have lost a talented and compassionate singer, Sudirman on 22 February 1992. It has been more than 20 years [...]

Lirik Usang (Old) by Rahim Maarof with English translation

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Below is another song by Rahim Maarof called Usage (old or torn)- with lyrics (lirik) translated from Malay to English. Rahim Maarof – Usang (Old)   Helaian daunan pieces of leaf Yang gugur dari pohon that fallen from the branch Mengingatkan daku reminds me Saat dikau berlalu of the second you passed Sesepi tangkaimu as [...]

Lirik Salam Untuk Kekasih by Nadia (Regards for My Lover)

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Salam Untuk Kekasih (Regards for My Lover) sang by Nadia is a very touching song. She also wrote the lyrics of the song. I’ve included the Malay lyrics with English translation and the embedded YouTube video. The interpretation of the song in the video, which is also starred by Nadia herself- indicated that she is taking leave from [...]