Gold and Silver

The featured stars of this bimetallic installment are Zhou Xuan and Yao Li. Your host, Ling also takes special care to reveal some facets that distinguish antique Chinese pop music from its western kin.
1
Fine Flowers and a Perfect Moon 花好月圓
Zhou Xuan / 周璇
November 18, 1940
2
Peddling Lovesickness 賣相思
Yao Li / 姚莉
July 4, 1939
3
The Traveling Singsong Girl
Zhou Xuan / 周璇
March 3, 1937
4
Rose, Rose I Love You
Yao Li / 姚莉
December 22, 1940
5
Rose, Rose I Love You
Frankie Laine
6
Susan at Tea Picking
Zhou Xuan / 周璇
7
Picking Areca Nuts
Zhou Xuan / 周璇
December 31, 1940
8
Mountains Apart
Yao Li / 姚莉
March 21, 1947
9
True or Untrue
Yao Li / 姚莉
February 12, 1947
10
Ode to Spring
Yao Li / 姚莉, Yao Min / 姚敏
June 22, 1943
11
Love Inquiries
Zhou Xuan / 周璇, Yan Hua / 嚴華
January 15, 1940
12
Pheonixes in Flight
Zhou Xuan / 周璇
April 11, 1945
13
Canaries Are Flying
Yao Li / 姚莉
June 17, 1948