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Stereo Khit

For archive (Updated on February 17, 2019)

Pioneers

Tekkatho Tun Naing (2nd Batch BDS) was selected Tekkatho Lu Ye Chun for 1st BDS. He entertained at the Camp by playing Mandolin placed on the back. He is credited as a co-founder of Stereo Khit along with Accordion Ohn Kyaw.

Min Min Latt and Kyawt Hmu helped popularize Stereo music.

Recording Studios

  • Sabai Oo
  • Lynn
  • May
  • Kumudra

Shops

  • Many shops sell mass-produced cassette tapes.
  • Most tapes play for 60 minutes.
  • Tapes for 90 and 120 minutes often get stuck in the players.
  • Several shops allow a la carte. One can select songs and have them recorded in a tape.

Musicians and Music

Several musicians who have gained experience with the Local Talent and free public appearances (e.g. Playboy band at the Golden Jubilee Celebration of Rangoon University in 1970) turned professional.

English, Chinese and Indian songs were provided Burmese lyrics.

Sai Kham Leik was one of the few who created hit songs with original melody and lyrics. Sai Htee Saing was his primary choice for singing his songs.

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