It is the end of an era.
I don't quite remember the exact year. I am quite sure though that it was early 80s when they hit it big. Their debut album was a classic; the song Penantian had become a hit many times over that year.
For once, the album didn't only contain love song, but many other humanity themes. The lyrics poetic, as many poems from well-known poets were used as lyrics, and the song melodious due to his genius. Perfect combination.
I can't say enough for the talent of Zubir Ali that I was shocked when I learnt about the loss. I know he's not young, but he seems to be too young to die.
Here's a tribute to the genius that was Zubir Ali.
I love Nyanyian Ombak. The intro is so soothing.
HOw about Balada Seorang Gadis Kecil?
And here is Airport Polonia sung by Azie/Harmoni.