MALCOLM DE KAUWE – The Life & Times Highlights: Malcolm de Kauwe A Tribute to Bill Forbes Malcolm De Kauwe It’s About Time 1954 Beginning of musical career with the late Mr. Donovan Andre and performed nightly at his 3 Clubs Fun Fair along with the crème of Sri Lankan talent. 1955 Won 1st prize in Radio Voice Competion run by St Joseph’s College Colombo open to all comers.1955 Performed solo with rave reviews at the Mr Lanka Contest and continued as a solo Performed at various functions. 1957 Was booked by Donovan Andre as supporting act for the ever popular Tony Brent at The Green House Performed regularly for entrepreneur Mr. Mubarak Thaha at the Atlanta nightclub, With good buddy Cliff Foenander. 1958 Joined the Harold Seneviratne Combo (Sri Lanka’s leading dance band) as lead vocalistand Bass player at the No1 leading night club “ The Blue Leopard” in the Taprobane ...

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Naomi and the Boys the best of Collection by Patrick Ranasinghe Naomi and the Boys the best of Collection Dean Martin with Lena Horne & Engelbert Humperdinck Did you know or remember ? Naomi and her brother were from Sri Lanka they had a hit song in the 60’s (Naomi & The Boys – Tennessee Waltz) The Road in Ambalangoda – Sri Lanka named after Robert Wickramasuriya (senior) the father of Naomi & Robert Suriya ( Wickramasuriya ) that’s the younger sis Fiona besides the name board. After their father passed away they all migrated to Singapore and change the surname to Suriya in late 50’s and early 60’s they formed the group The succeeding Recordings of “Naomi & The Boys” were songs with feel affection for “Old Photographs”, “Why I’m Walking”, “I’m Crying Inside” and “Happy Birthday Sweetheart”. New sounds again were introduced in this recording and this time ...

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