South Africa

Cd 23898 2 1983 o an english version of umfazi omdala

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Unformatted text preview: with the same members. Mahlathini, the male soloist, is known as the “Lion of Soweto” because of his deep, growling voice. He is the prime example of a “groaner” having a “goat voice” (these are terms of praise). o This song, probably recorded in the 1970s, bears the unmistakable influence of late 1960s psychedelic rock, not only in the lyrics but in the unusually heavy beat and a guitar riff that would not have sounded out of place on Cream’s Disraeli Gears. o goat voice was a type of compliment o American influence was in the guitar, drums Sunshine of your love – Cream • • South African scene • - throughout 60s and 70s, development of mbaqanga scene o particularly in Johannesburg, where records company are, SABC, and highest population • - in 1976, Children’s Rebellion o apartheid coming to a head, beginning of end to apartheid o in...
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