Various ‎– Molam: Thai Country Groove From Isan Vol. 1

Sublime Frequencies ‎– SF019LP
2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Limited Edition, Reissue

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A1 Kwanjai Kalasin Yuk Patana* Chiwit Sao Molam (Life Of A Molam Woman)
A2 Khong Khao Noi Mea Ka 99* Pleng Peebah (Crazy Song)
A3 Unknown Artist Pleng Keh Sam Sip Sam Natee (33 Second Song)
A4 Kwanjai Ubon Oaipon Tahan Chaiden (Sending My Love To The Border Soldier)
Vocals – Sodsi Rungsong*
A5 Group Chaan Siang Phin* Wasana Gam Par (Could You Love Me ?)
Vocals – Mon Siang Phin*
A6 Khong Khao Noi Mea Ka 99* Ahn Nai ? (Which One ?)
B1 Boonchu Farlab* Tao Bahn Phun (Legendary Man Of Bahn Phun)
B2 Thepporn Petchubon* & Banyen Rakgan* Pua Mao Mea Mao (Husband Drunk, Wife Drunk)
B3 Group Tong Me* Eun Sai (I Call For You)
Vocals – Tong Me Malai*
B4 Sabaithong Powpuri* Ruk Mai Somwong (Broken Heart - So Let's Dance)
B5 Group Chaan Siang Phin* Keaogan (Year Of Famine)
Vocals – Pet (9), Sumalee
C1 P. Chaland* & Pimjai* Ying Mora (Don't Accuse Me)
C2 Kwanjai Kalasin Yuk Patana* Lak Pee Deh Bun Mai Terng (I Love The Man I Can Never Have)
Vocals – Chabapai Namwai*
C3 Group Chaan Siang Phin* Sao Noi Makaleng (Young Girl From Makaleng)
Vocals – Tidmee Danchompu*
C4 Group Chaan Siang Phin* Seangkhuan Jak Sao Nong Khai (Nong Khai Girl's Lament)
Vocals – Pet (9), Sumalee
C5 Unknown Artist Soong Nam Dondhan Dodhan Saliga (The Sparrow And The Waterfall)
D1 Hongthong Khanonglam* Yung Phen Soed (I'm Still Available)
D2 Sangwan Lokum* Songlao Mao Ganja (Ganja Better Than Booze)
D3 Gawow Seungthong* Mai Ow Mai Ow (Don't Want, Don't Want - Marriage ? No Way !)
Vocals – Chaba Petchaboon*
D4 Sabaithong Popuri* Sop Na Kap Mon (Cry Into The Pillow)
D5 Unknown Artist Tzung Puthao Hua Tokmon (The Old Man And The Bad Pillow)

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2004/2012 Sublime Frequencies
Compiled October 2004.
All images from the Sublime Frequencies archives

The recordings featured here are selections from rare vinyl LPs, 45s and cassettes recorded in Isan and beyond between the 1970s and 1980s.

Packaged in gatefold jacket.
Pressing plant and lacquer cut studio from matrix.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): SF019-1 A S-82843
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): SF019-1 B S-82844
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C): SF019-1 C S-82845 RE-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D): SF019-1 D RE2 S-82846 RE-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped on all sides): MASTERDISK