The Mardijkers of Batavia – The music of the Keroncong Tugu Band

For those who like some of the best of keroncong music, follow the link to various performances of the Keroncong Tugu Band:

For all SeaTrekkers, don’t forget to watch the Medley Ambon as it will will bring back white waves of nostalgia

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About ianburnet

Author of the book, Spice Islands. Which tells the History, Romance and Adventure of the spice trade from the Moluccas in Eastern Indonesia over a period of 2000 years. Author of the book, East Indies.Which tells the history of the struggle between the Portuguese Crown, the Dutch East India Company and the English East India Company for supremacy in the Eastern Seas. Author of the book 'Archipelago - A Journey Across Indonesia'.
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One Response to The Mardijkers of Batavia – The music of the Keroncong Tugu Band

  1. Randall Rutledge says:

    This music is so reminiscent to the Ranchera music of Mexico made famous by the mariachi bands of Jalisco State. I now need to buy a CD of Keroncong Tugu music! Thanks for sharing Ian.

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