Listen to Sri Lankan Artistes
Throughout his life and his broadcasting career Vernon Corea promoted the very best of
Sri Lankan talent in the world of popular music. He was the first to consistently promote Sri Lanka's musicians through his
highly influential entertainment column - EMCEE published in the Ceylon Daily News in the 1960s-1980s. Vernon introduced hundreds
of musicians to listeners at Radio Ceylon/Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation and in the studios of BBC Radio London
when he presented the popular 'London Sounds Eastern' radio program.
The respected Hindu Newspaper placed Vernon Corea in the Top 5 Broadcasters of the World
stating that he introduced Sinhala Music onto the English Services of the Commercial Service of Radio Ceylon and the Sri Lanka
Countless Sri Lankan musicians went to see Vernon for his advice, encouragement and support.
Listen to some of Sri Lanka's top artistes courtesy of the Sinhala Jukebox website.
Please click on the photographs of Sri Lanka's top musicians and it will take you
on a musical journey - click on the song....