SKF NOTE: Thank you to Wall Street Journal Music and Pop Critic Jim Fusilli for bringing this story, this documentary, to my attention. A chilling piece of music history.
What the Khmer Rouge Did to Rock
The new documentary “Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll” recounts the fate of Cambodian musicians, including the band Baksey Cham Krong.
“If you want to eliminate values from past societies you have to eliminate the artists. Because artists are influential. Artists are close to the people.”