15 Aug '11, 10pm

10 moments that shaped the sound of Singapore

The funny thing about history is that it depends on whether anyone wrote it down. As the late George Harrison once said: "There's a way of twisting history ... I may have been doing something far more important, but because I didn't film it, it's no longer important." While many local music fans may be familiar with the beat today, most don't know - or have forgotten - what made the scene what it is. So with the Esplanade's Baybeats indie music festival and the Singapop! concert celebrating 50 years of Singapore pop just around the corner, we thought we'd take a quick peek at 10 moments that shaped S-Pop. Singapore's pop music history has had a colourful past - ups and downs and everything else in between - and we'd like to remind you about it. Obviously, it's not all-encompassing, but it's a start. 1 Cliff Richard And The Shadows perform at Gay World Stadium Their 1961 co...

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