Sai Htee Saing

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Sai Htee Saing
Native name စိုင်းထီးဆိုင်
Birth name Sai Tin U
Born (1950-09-23)23 September 1950
Langkho, Shan State, Burma (Myanmar)
Died 10 March 2008(2008-03-10) (aged 57)
Yangon, Myanmar
Genres Pop rock
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments guitar, vocals
Years active 1969–2008
Associated acts The Wild Ones

Sai Htee Saing (Burmese: စိုင်းထီးဆိုင် [sáɪɴ tʰí sʰàɪɴ]; 23 September 1950 – 10 March 2008; born Sai Tin U) was a distinguished Burmese singer and songwriter of Shan descent, which featured prominently throughout his music career. Throughout his career, he recorded two to three Shan language albums and 30 to 40 Burmese language albums.[1] He was especially known for composing country music. Vital composer of Sai Htee Saing's songs is Sai Kham Leik.[2]

Sai Htee Saing was born in Langkho, Shan State to Nang Ein and U Nanda. He studied at Mandalay University, where he became one of the founding members of The Wild Ones, an ethnic Shan band, in 1973. Sai Htee Saing began his music career in 1969, when he aired a Shan language song on the Burma Broadcasting Service.[3] The Wild Ones achieved major success in Burma throughout the 1970s and 1980s, known for composing their own songs in the Burmese language.[1][4] Sai Htee Saing was also prominent in the Shan literature movement to preserve Shan language education in Burma.[5] He died on 10 March 2008 in Yangon, and is buried at Yayway Cemetery in Yangon.

Selected discography[edit]

The career of Sai Htee Saing spanned four decades and along with his group The Wild Ones he recorded more than 40 music albums; most of which were released originally on cassette. The following is a partial list.

With The Wild Ones[edit]

  • နမ်းခမ်းနွဲ့အတွက် သီချင်းတပုဒ် (1976)
  • ကျေနပ်ပါတော့ (1977)
  • စိတ္တဇအလွမ်း (1977)
  • နွေနံနက်ခင်း (1980)
  • သဘာဝရဲ့ရင်သွေးငယ် (1981) with Sat Maw
  • ဥပေက္ခာလောကသား (1981) with Saw Thein Win
  • လူကြမ်းမင်းသား (1981)
  • အမှတ်တရသီချင်းများ (1982)
  • ရန်ကုန်မှာသာတဲ့လ (1982) with L Hkwan Yi
  • ပလက်ဖောင်းမင်းသား (1983)
  • အမှတ်တရ · ၂ (1983)
  • အမှတ်တရ၊၃၊ (1984)
  • ကိုယ့်အချစ်နဲ့အရာရာကိုအကောင်းအတိုင်းဖြစ်စေမယ် (1984)
  • ရေဒီယိုကမာရွတ် (1985)
  • ချစ်အာမခံ (1985)
  • မောင့်အရိုင်းပန်း (1985)
  • သခင့်ဆီအပြေးပြန်လာမည် (1986)
  • လေညာအရပ်ကအချစ် (1987)
  • ဘဝမီးအိမ် (1987)
  • ရတနာ (1989)
  • အားလုံးကိုပျော်စေချင်ခဲ့သူ (1989)
  • ဢႇမ်မီးသင်လိုႃဝ်ႁၵ်ႉ (198?) Shan language re-recordings
  • အချစ်ဆုတောင်း (1990) with Mi Mi Win Pe
  • ခြင်္သေ့လည်ပြန် (1991) re-recordings on 16-track tape
  • ဝမ်းရေး (1992) with Mi Mi Win Pe


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