Various ‎– The Sound Of Siam: Leftfield Luk Thung, Jazz & Molam In Thailand 1964-1975

Soundway ‎– SNDWLP027
The Sound Of Siam – Vol. 1
2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation


A1 Chaweewan Dumnern* Lam Tung Wai
A2 Chaweewan Dumnern* Lam Toey Chaweewan
A3 Onuma Singsiri* Mae Kha Som Tam
A4 Thapporn Petchubon*, Noknoi Uraiporn*, Thongthai Tin Isan* Isan Klab Tin
A5 Ream Daranoi* Fai Yen
B1 Panom Nopporn* Sao Ban Pok Pab
B2 Plearn Promdan* Wan Maha Sanook
B3 The Petch Phin Thong Band* Soul Lam Plearn
B4 Waipod Phetsuphan* Ding Ding Dong
B5 Hi Five Band Soi Saen Daeng
C1 Saknatee Srichiangmai* Nom Samai Mai
C2 Yenjit Porntawi* Lam Plearn Toh Lom Nhao
C3 Chaweewan Dumnern* Sao Lam Plearn
C4 Dao Bandon* Mae Jom Ka Lon
C5 Sanae Petchaboon* Pen Jung Dai
D1 Thong Huad* & Kunp'an* Diew Sor Diew Caan
D2 Sodsri Rungsang* Uay Porn Tahan Chaydan
D3 Kawaw Siang Thong* Kai Tom Yum
D4 The Viking Combo Band Pleng Yuk Owakard
D5 Dao Bandon* Tang Ngarn Si Nong

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This is the page for the original release. It was re-released in Nov 2015 with identical matrix numbers and almost idental cover, the only distinction being slightly darker colours of the original cover.
The sound quality of the repress is significantly worse.

A1 taken from the 45 rpm Double Chicken Band 31 single
A2 taken from the 45 rpm Double Chicken Band 31 single
A3 taken from the Auer Ari LP "Sao Isan Rao Ruk"
A4 taken from the 45 rpm Phin Khaen single (RP 3028)
A5 taken from the 45 rpm Accordion single (ACD-429)
B1 taken from the 45 rpm Cat single (T.P.002)
B2 taken from the 45 rpm Mocking Bird single
B3 taken from the Phin Khaen LP "Thai Northeast Local Music" (HLP 262)
B4 taken from the Hat LP "Ding Ding Dong" (HLP 2011)
B5 taken from the Srikrung LP "Hi Five" and is a vinyl-only exclusive
C1 taken from the 45 rpm Golden Bell single
C2 taken from the 45 rpm Krishna single
C3 taken from the Krishna LP "Lam Pu Thai Yai"
C4 taken from the 45 rpm Hat single (SRP 805)
C5 taken from the 45 rpm Thep Panom single (TP022)
D1 taken from the 45 rpm Thep Panom single (TP70)
D2 taken from the 45 rpm Double Chicken Brand 31 single
D3 taken from the Accordion LP "Kai Tom Yum" (ACD-7029)
D4 taken from the Sida LP "All Star Singers Of Thailand With The Viking Band" (S.R.001)
D5 taken from the Sound of Siam LP "Jai Yen Yen Nong Deang" (SLP-001)

Released in gatefold sleeve with liner notes, photographs and credits inside

Mastered at Sound Mastering, London.

This compilation ℗ & © 2010 Soundway Records Ltd.
Manufactured in the EU.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8 46833 00027 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out Side A): SNDWLP 027 A' MPO
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out Side B): SNDWLP 027 B' MPO
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out Side C): SNDWLP 027 C' MPO
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out Side D): SNDWLP 027 D' MPO


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January 22, 2016

Fantastic compilation with great sound on two heavy vinyls in a cardboard gatefold sleeve with some very nice artwork!


January 18, 2016
edited about 1 year ago
Just received the repress (21.95€). So don't pay those insane prices! This looks identical to the 2010 issue. 2010 written in back and there are the same labels & barcode etc.


November 26, 2015
Back in stock on now - £14.99


November 10, 2015
Re-press coming!


November 9, 2015

Getting a repress. Up for pre-order at Soundway Records. Release date: 01.12.15. £ 14.99. Instant MP3 download with purchase.


July 6, 2015
Needs a repress if possible


March 29, 2015
re-release pending?