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Top 10 great South African musicians

In this series of music articles, our international journos explore the unique sounds of their nation.  Peter Stemmet writes here about who he considers South Africa’s greatest musicians.  815 more words

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Juluka Featuring Johnny Clegg Play "Scatterlings of Africa"

Listen to this track by South African “world music” pop alchemists featuring lead singer and songwriter Johnny Clegg, Juluka. It’s “Scatterlings of Africa”, an international hit as taken from the band’s 1982 record… 1,082 more words

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"I Burn for You"

For all the Zimbabweans who “ache” to be home, in Zimbabwe.

The Zulu word “Dela” directly translated means abandon, despair and surrender. However, it can be used to… 42 more words

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A Year of Creating Dangerously, Day 319: Scatterlings of Africa

All this week I’ve been reflecting on music of the 1980’s that deeply impacted me during my late teens and early twenties. I remember the beautiful bombshell that was Paul Simon’s Graceland. 501 more words

Johnny Clegg - The Final Journey

I’ve been to see Johnny Clegg’s The Final Journey, and it was fantastic. I’m not going to spoil the show by giving specifics but he is as good as he ever was and there are some great surprises. 263 more words

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The Final Journey World Tour

White Zulu rock n’ roller, Johnny Clegg, is in the midst of his The Final Journey World Tour.  From the moment he stepped on stage and opened his mouth with a burst of “Afrika kukhala abangcwele” Clegg proved, at age 64, he can still bring the house down.  387 more words