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Frogtoon Music - Artist Biography For Baksey Cham Krong
Baksey Cham Krong (also spelled Baksey Chamkrong or Baksei Chamkrong) was a rock band active in pre-Khmer Rouge Cambodia. Named after a temple at the Angkor site., they are regarded as Cambodia's first guitar band or first rock band.
Baksey Cham Krong formed in 1959, with Mol Kagnol, his brother Mol Kamach, and Samley Hong. The Mol brothers were from a wealthy family and were able to listen to Western radio stations, becoming influenced by singers Paul Anka and Pat Boone, plus the guitar-driven music of The Ventures and Chuck Berry.
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