He had definitive ideas of his own about almost everything. Johnny's Guitar's press release from 1965 states: "Johnny Guitar is the first band who gets wonderful new ideas in string music. They arranged Thai classical and Thai popular (a go-go fro dancing and listen) Johnny Guitar got a big succeed in string music. The biggest hits, biggest sell and biggest demand. The very best, greatest sound for stereo phonic and best for souvenirs." Supannahaong (Rosana Records EP) Which was Johnny's Guitar's first hit in 1965.
A truly great example of how the Thai String bands developed their own style through mixing pop sounds with native Thai music. Supannahong is a traditional tune reserved for a boat procession on the mighty Chao Praya river. In Johnny's Guitar's hands the song turns into a haunting masterpiece that even pre-dates the coming of the psychedelic era." -Liner notes from Thai Beat A Go-Go Vol. 1, subcd11 Read more on Last.fm.
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