Your favourite South African music?

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When I was a young man I really like Lucky Dube. I was lucky enough to see him live in Sydney. I haven't listened to any of his music for nearly 20 years until I randomly thought of him today whilst doing some house chores and so downloaded some of his music on spotify.

Remember me - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efd5whbLGZc
House of Exile - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sT6PgvDHVGk
Prisoner - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Z3sVa9SJkI
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Mods, lock this thread now!
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Yeah love Lucky Dube. Huge in the islands in the 90s.
Back to my Roots :thumbup:

Sad how he died, apparently folllowed in a car and was shot.
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Is the fact that this is Australian the joke?
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CrazyIslander wrote:Yeah love Lucky Dube. Huge in the islands in the 90s.
Back to my Roots :thumbup:

Sad how he died, apparently folllowed in a car and was shot.
Yes he is big in the islands, and it was my half Samoan older brother who got me into him. Went on a family holiday to Samoa two years ago and the first general shop we went into was was blasting 'House of Exile' as we entered, which was kind of cool.
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When i was in South Africa in 2009 i found the few Afrikaaners who were hanging around with my mate working there loved country music.

I don't know any SA bands. I remember being in a night club in Cape town called Tiger tiger and it basically played pop music from USA
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Fokofpolisiekar is my favourite group name.
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iarmhiman wrote:When i was in South Africa in 2009 i found the few Afrikaaners who were hanging around with my mate working there loved country music.

I don't know any SA bands. I remember being in a night club in Cape town called Tiger tiger and it basically played pop music from USA
Yes, it's true. Country music is quite popular here from the USA.
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iarmhiman wrote:When i was in South Africa in 2009 i found the few Afrikaaners who were hanging around with my mate working there loved country music.

I don't know any SA bands. I remember being in a night club in Cape town called Tiger tiger and it basically played pop music from USA
With 11 official languages as well as a few others there is no "South African music" as such
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TOTO ??
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mr bungle wrote:
Is the fact that this is Australian the joke?
:blush:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84qWb8i_Q_A
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I apologise in advance

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mr bungle wrote:Mods, lock this thread now!
Yeah, before these arrive!

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I’m fond of Juluka. RIP Jonny Clegg.
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mr bungle wrote:Mods, lock this thread now!
:lol: :lol:

it could also be the shortest thread in the history of PR. It damn well should be
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booze wrote:
mr bungle wrote:Mods, lock this thread now!
:lol: :lol:

it could also be the shortest thread in the history of PR. It damn well should be
In a rock or pop sense, even a “Beautiful women of NZ” thread would leave this for dead.
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Anonymous. wrote:
mr bungle wrote:
Is the fact that this is Australian the joke?
:blush:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84qWb8i_Q_A
Another FAIL :)

Kaiser Chiefs is an English band
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Jensrsa wrote:
Anonymous. wrote:
mr bungle wrote:
Is the fact that this is Australian the joke?
:blush:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84qWb8i_Q_A
Another FAIL :)

Kaiser Chiefs is an English band
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Huge fan of lucky Dube. I've heard his music played pretty much in every African country I've traveled to.

Johnny Clegg has a special place in my heart.

Other notable mentions are Just Jinger, Springbok Nude Girls, Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Even PJ Powers brings back good memories :blush:
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Can't believe you guys left out Die Antwoord..
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mr bungle wrote:
booze wrote:
mr bungle wrote:Mods, lock this thread now!
:lol: :lol:

it could also be the shortest thread in the history of PR. It damn well should be
In a rock or pop sense, even a “Beautiful women of NZ” thread would leave this for dead.
An African country doesn’t produce much well known Western-style music? :shock:
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Whatabout Ladysmith Black Mambazu? First Paul Simon and also doing the RWC'95 songs.
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sunnybanana wrote:
mr bungle wrote:
booze wrote:
mr bungle wrote:Mods, lock this thread now!
:lol: :lol:

it could also be the shortest thread in the history of PR. It damn well should be
In a rock or pop sense, even a “Beautiful women of NZ” thread would leave this for dead.
An African country doesn’t produce much well known Western-style music? :shock:
That's why I used the terms 'rock' and 'pop', of which a lot is produced by South African artists.
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Miriam Makeba - Pata Pata (Live 1967)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNeP3hrm__k
Mahotella Queens - Umculo Kawupheli (1973)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWFOLyjqb28
Mahlathini & The Mahotella Queens - Mbaqanga (1991)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEWYFkjH2jc

A lot of the current Gqoma/Afro-House coming out of South Africa doesn't generically "sound African" by comparison with older Township Jive...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjA6r5b ... K&index=13

This compilation from '85 is more back in the Mbaqanga vein...
https://www.discogs.com/Various-The-Ind ... ter/238336
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more recent stuff/styles...

Kany Mavi - Ngqangqa
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MraJc0vyioI
Simmy - Umahlalela
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9h1-TgYur4g
Prince Kaybee ft Busiswa & TNS - Banomoya (Official Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWSBhp4FQH0
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assfly wrote:Huge fan of lucky Dube. I've heard his music played pretty much in every African country I've traveled to.

Johnny Clegg has a special place in my heart.

Other notable mentions are Just Jinger, Springbok Nude Girls, Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Even PJ Powers brings back good memories :blush:
I love Springbok Nude Girls and Just Jinger. Arno Carstens is from my hometown :thumbup:
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Saron Gas, now known as Seether :thumbup:
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Solomon Linda & The Evening ( The First Version ) - Mbube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrrQT4WkbNE
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Hugh Masakela (with Tony Allen) - Rejoice (2010)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWEQG7N ... eaSQbM-xxn
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Vusi Mahlasela
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handyman wrote:Saron Gas, now known as Seether :thumbup:
Now we’re hitting shithouse paydirt. Keep ‘em coming.
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Our Afro-Jazz is very decent.

Some of my all time favourites:

Selaelo Selota - Seshego
https://youtu.be/vuqDnu-Nkw8

Abdullah Ibrahim - Woza Mtwana
https://youtu.be/SOauH7nS6iM

Sipho Gumede - Alone in a strange place
https://youtu.be/qKjl4hJTDIU

Jimmy Dludlu - Winds of Change
https://youtu.be/z3yeJL5EkJg

Zim Ngqawana - Qula Kwedini
https://youtu.be/rfw6LT-q04s
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Lucky Dube and Johnny Clegg are ones that I have nearly all albums. Mango Groove too.

Other favourites are Mahlathini & Mahotella Queens - Kazet & Mellodi Yalla and also Yvonne Chaka Chaka-Umqombothi
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No mention of Die Antwoord?
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