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Sunday, November 9, 2008

The End of the Click Song

posted by on November 9 at 21:56 PM

Mama Africa is no more

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Absolutely essential in every early-sixties household. My mother used to listen to her in heavy rotation with Harry Belafonte and Judy at Carnegie Hall.

Posted by Fnarf | November 9, 2008 10:06 PM

Oh, I'm devastated. I was just listening to music from the era where she got her start, as a singer in the clubs in Jo'burg's Sophiatown district.

Posted by --MC | November 10, 2008 6:44 AM

Which recordings do you recommend?

Posted by Miles | November 10, 2008 9:32 AM

Miles, start with the one displayed there, Pata Pata, and go from there. You can't go wrong. 'Saduva' is a standout song on the record along with the title track.

Posted by PMcG | November 10, 2008 10:39 AM

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