Thursday, December 12, 2013

Apartheid Music

2 comments:

Guyana-Gyal said...

I once watched an interesting documentary on apartheid music, the songs that were used to keep people going, to pass on messages. I hoped that they were being saved / stored / and they would not disappear.

When I discovered [long after the fact] that Lucky Dube had died, I was really upset.

I hope the music of Africa gets more airplay in my home, hm, I should contact the radio stations...

Stephen Bess said...

GG, I love the music. I especially love the Township Jive. It's very similar to American Jazz, but it has its own flavor.

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