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My South African playlist

I didn’t anything about South African music before coming to Jo’burg. Well, not exactly true. I knew a bit. But not much. You’ll see that later. 562 more words


Scatterlings and Great Hearts

It’s little wonder his weekend concert at Kirstenbosch was sold out weeks ago.  At 61, Johnny Clegg, icon of the South African music industry, still makes the hair on my arms rise when he performs songs that were instrumental in bringing South African Afro-pop and Mbaqanga* music to the world stage. 111 more words


Shadow Man

Shadow Man

Johnny Clegg & Savuka

Side One

Human Rainbow
Talk to the People
Too Early for the Sky
I Call Your Name
Take My Heart Away… 17 more words

Most Importantly - The Vinyl

Third World Child

Jonathan “Johnny” Clegg (born 7 June 1953) is a British-born musician and anthropologist from South Africa, who has recorded and performed with his bands Juluka and Savuka, and more recently as a solo act, occasionally reuniting with his earlier band partners. 149 more words

Most Importantly - The Vinyl

They sell walkie talkies at Makro

One of my Christmas gifts was a book, Third World Child by GG Alcock. I devoured it in hours. It read as being brutally honest.  263 more words

South Africa

Short Stories, by Joe Burger

…Joe burger, heh… get it? Joburg…. Joburger… Joe Burger?

Oh dear… I crack myself up. My dearest sister, Kelly, and I often discuss how we are the funniest people we know. 2,238 more words

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Feeling Fancy.”

If you could take me anywhere
Take me to Africa
Allow me to breathe in the air…

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