Tracks you can find here: V.A.: Music Museum 220 Best CD10-1 빨간 마후라 / Red muffler (1964) CD10-2 가슴을 펴라 / Stretch your chest (1965) Johnny Brothers are amongst the first male harmony bands. This song is arranged with strings mostly. The singers respond with whistles and hums too. The song itself is so much driven by rhythm the song almost becomes a march. It is not a miracle to realise how the band was quickly mobilized to make soldier marching songs during the Korean War. Th
V.A. - 유성기로 듣던 불멸의 명가수 (23CD Box Set) CD8 True favourites; 8. 올팡갈팡 / olpang-galpang, 12. 청춘(靑春) 삘딩 / Youth springing ("good morning"-song) To my amazement I found out that in Korea from the 30s/40s, it wasn’t only the preceding style of Trot that had been recorded. The recordings of Kim Hae-Song show a lot more cabaret, influences in old time jazz, and influences from American broadway film music, which shows another interesting and expressive aspect of music from those days.
My introduction to my interest into Korean music culture started with the 'Soponye'-movie, which was accompanied by traditional music reintroduced with interpretations by Kim Soo Chul: 'Soponye' is a movie that changed my life and made me open to Korea and its music. The soundtrack is partly (half Western) classical music mixed with Korean folk elements and a somewhat different ? folk version of the pansori singing style. Styllistically in the movie it reminded me of the gyps