Annesley returns with
Annesley will be celebrating his 40 years of music
with a grand Musical Show titled "Rewind" which will feature
the 3 groups he represented, namely the Moonstones, Super Golden
Chimes and Super Chimes.
Annesley who has captured the audiences of the
60's, 70's & the millennium with his voice, will sing all the
popular songs of yesteryear with the Moonstones and Super Golden
Chimes and Super Chimes. Annesley came into the music scene in 1966
where he met Clarence in Ratnapura and formed the Moonstones.
Indrani Perera joined the Moonstones in 1968 and
sang the hit song 'Dilhani' Moonstones had many hit songs like 'Mango
Nenda', 'Kalu Mama', Ruwan Puraya', 'Dilhani' and Gonwassa to name
but a few. Clarence left the Moonstones in 1970. But Annesley continued
the group taking in Mike Gunesekera and produced the hit song "Dunhinda
Manamali." Clarence and Annesley could not be separated for
a long time as they teamed up once again to form the Super Golden
They produced some great songs during this period
like 'Katharagama', 'Udarata Niliya', 'Gamen Liyuumak', 'Sandak
Basa Giya', 'Vana Bambaro' etc.
Annesley left Super Golden Chimes in 1976 for
employment and marriage. Clarence too quit S.G.C and went solo.
Annesley was out of the music scene for over 10
years and in 1989, Clarence enticed him back to music once again.
The result was a cassette titled "Rosa Male".
Thereafter, Clarence, Annesley and Indrani performed on one stage
for a concert titled "20 Year Explosion".
Annesley never looked back from that day and he
went on to become one of the most sought after artistes for all
The famous musical show "Stars of 70's"
is the brain child of Annesley. This show was held in 1997 to a
full house at St. Joseph's College auditorium, the school where
"The stars of 70's is the most popular stage
show where there is always a full house," says Annesley.
Annesley played a key role in re-uniting the Super
Golden Chimes once again after 25 years for a Mega concert in 2003
In 2006 on November 18 at BMICH, Annesley will
bring back wonderful memories of the 60's 70's and the millennium
with his three bands, "The Moonstones", "Super Golden
Chimes" and the "Super Chimes".
The show also will mark the release of his new
CD under the Torana label.
"This C.D. comprises many new songs of which
music and composition are by Ajantha Ranasinghe, Mahinda Bandara,
Milroy Dharmaratne, Sangeeth Wickramasinghe, Kalum Srimal, Rajiv
Sebastian, Mahesh Silva, Chandral Fonseka and Jagath Kulasinghe.
Annesley pays a special tribute to Clarence Wijewardene
for giving him his first break in music, Sangabo Corea who discovered
the hidden talent of Clarence and Annesley, Vernon and Vijaya Corea
for promoting him on Radio.
The followers of Clarence, Annesley and Indrani
will be given their monies worth on the Nov. 18 at BMICH when Annesley's
musical life of 40 years will 'Rewind'.
The show is organized and sponsored by Suntel
Ltd. Print media sponsor is TV Times, Daily Mirror and Lankadeepa
and the official radio is Gold FM. and Hiru FM. Rupavahini is the