Monday, October 24, 2011

Music from the Evening of Korean Popular Songs

The evening started with a short video surveying the notable Korean popular songs intertwined with ups and downs of Korean history. Roughly following the historical order, it started with

[Dongbaek Agassi by Shirlee Oh]

followed by an authentic medley of 70-80 songs by Mr. C.W.Park,

[White Butterfly by Chunwoo Park]

Then a surprise interlude with a 2011 hit by the Hwangs,

[Lonely by Dongjoon Hwang & Unsin An]

Moving on to beautiful ballads of the late 80's,

[Lost Umbrella, Mihye Lee (Boram Han, piano)]

and classic San Woolim hits by Mr. Kwang Min Kim, a member of the group "Linus",

[Sanwoolim medley, K. Kim]

The final section included one of the most beloved protest songs,

[Morning Dew, Moyoung Kang backed by the superb band].

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