Sunday Times Sri Lanka: The La Bambas thank Vernon Corea

The Sri Lankan music group. the La Bambas sought Vernon Corea's help, advice and support in the 1960s. They have visited Vernon Corea when he stayed at 5 Maha Nuge Gardens in Colombo in the 1960s.

The Sri Lankan music group. the La Bambas sought Vernon Corea’s help, advice and support in the 1960s. They have visited Vernon Corea when he stayed at 5 Maha Nuge Gardens in Colombo in the 1960s.

The Sunday Times newspaper in Sri Lanka published an article on the 1960s Sri Lankan music group, the La Bambas. They mention Sri Lankan broadcaster Vernon Corea thanking him for helping them in numerous ways. Priya Peiris and his group have visited Vernon Corea when he lived at 5 Maha Nuge Gardens to ask for his advice and support. The music group, composed of Priya Peiris, Rolinson Ferdinando, Brian Fernando, Erinton Perera and Lasla Fernando. They were one of the first Sinhala groups to utilize a box guitar, and were popular in Sri Lanka during the late ‘1960s; their hits include “Cock-a-doodle-do”, “Nuwara Menikela”, “Himidiriye (Piyakaru Mala)” and “Lak Nadhee”.

http://www.sundaytimes.lk/031116/tv/1.htm

Listen to clips of the La Bambas:

http://imusic.lk/product/the-fabulous-la-bambas/

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