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The song with the title “Paris Barantai” is from South Kalimantan and it tells about homesickness towards someone who is loved and has been long not meeting. The song also tells about deep affection and unwillingness to be separated. This is viewed from its lyric which tells Kotabaru, precisely at Paris Berantai, a place where the couple met and fell in love. In 1960s, Paris Barantai was recorded in vinyl record by Rindang Banua Malayan Orchestra and released by Lokananta Solo. The song was popular and often played by Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI). The composer of the song is Anang Ardiansyah who was inspired by Gandut dance performance, a Banjar traditional dance. Besides as a musician, Anang was also a member of Indonesian military with colonel rank. Until now, Paris Barantai song has been adapted and re-arranged into various kinds of genres. Listener, here is Paris Barantai in salsa Jazz genre. 

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