Juluka/Johnny Clegg – Walima’ Mabele

Lyrics: Ngaze ngahamba mina Ngashona emoliva [I have journeyed until I came to the land of Mooi River] Umhlaba waphenduka kulonyaka [For this year the earth has been changed] Ilanga lakhipha umkhovo etsheni [The hot sun drives creatures out from under the stones] Imvula kayikho madoda [Oh man, there is no rain] Umuntu walima’ mabele […]

MIRIAM MAKEBA – “Malaika” – Original 1974 single with Swahili and English Lyrics.

Zenzile Miriam Makeba was born in Johannesburg in 1932. Her mother was a Swazi sangoma (traditional healer-herbalist). Her father, who died when she was six years old, was a Xhosa. When she was eighteen days old, her mother was arrested for selling umqombothi, an African homemade beer distilled from malt and cornmeal. Her mother was […]

Tshetsha Boys – Nwa Pfundla

An amazing track from the Shangaan Electro record. Big Sound! To buy the record go to http://www.honestjons.com/shop.php?pid=36711

Izindaba – The Dizu Plaatjies Ibuyambo Ensemble

Video clip of a track taken from the group’s latest album – African Kings – a live version. All rights reserved Songwrights Publishers (c) 2011. Quality lower for quick viewing. Better quality copy please email – le******@ia*****.com