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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Keyboardist, percussionist, instrument maker, innovator Baba Ndikho Xaba was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease 10 years ago.  He now requires 24/7 nursing care and the Xaba family is reaching out to ask for any assistance you might be able
artist: City Boys International Bandalbum:  Obaa Simalabel: Rainbow Highlifeproducer: S.Y.O. Safoside one:1) Obaa Sima2) Onyame yedan woside two:1) Meye agyanka2) Bisa ofie nnipaCall it an early Christmas Gift...EnjoyObaa simaOnyame yedan wo
Download01. Johnny Get Worse02. Yes Joshua03. Let Jah Arise04. Jah Dub Version05. Silver & Gold06. Silver & Gold Version07. 354 Skank08. 354 Version09. Things Nuh Bright10. Equality Version11. Who Have Eyes To See / Errol Holt12. Ears
The Flaming Souls were produced by Teal record scout West Nkosi and members included Simon Twala, Philip Malela, Gerald Khoza, Herman Fox, Kenny Mosito and Condry Ziqubu. Their sound is based on a slow jam of groovy organ, guitar and funky drums, dri
Jazzmeia Horn - The Peacocks (A Timeless Place)* photo by Coen Dijkman
Amongst year-end reflections of gratitude and disappointment the question of forgiveness keeps coming back to me.  Those who seek it, those who give it, and those who cannot even ask because they will not admit their wrongs. South African im
To kick off a new series of instrumental soul-jazz records in which I highlight some exceptional great local artists here is the LP SUPER SOUL BY THE SOUNDS on the Number One label from 1974The late 1960s saw the rise ofsoul musicfrom the United Stat
Its fifty years since Dr Christiaan Barnard performed the worlds first human heart transplant on 3 December 1967 in Cape Town. And yes, there were some interesting songs celebrating these extraordinary events and circumstances.Like landing on the moo
I ask myself how could we have gone so long without ever having a "Roots Radics" label?  How is that even possible?  That changes now.  Ahora.song: Bit by Bitartist: The Morwellslabel: Mor-Well-Esqyear: 19
Download01. Hope Road (Feat. Yankee B)02. Follow Follow (Feat. Joe Ting Seh)03. Whom Shall I Fear04. Christ Is Enough for Me05. Happy Day (Feat. Imisi)06. Jah No Dead07. Dont Turn Around (Feat. Carl I Quallis)08. Broken Vessels (Feat. Lynette)09. He
Three by Thelonious MonkDinahThese Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)North of the Sunset* Photo by James Van Der Zee
  at Soul Safari we love great LP cover art…and travel by airliner. When travelling was still fun at least….   Founded in 1953, Trek Airways was the only South African airline apart from SAA to fly international
A very lucky off-chance find whilst digging in a London shop. Originally priced at R5.99 with a Kohinor Kort Street price sticker! In a few comments on other posts a number of people have requested this LP and so here it is.The Minerals are: Thelma S
artist - Ali Chukwuma and His Peacemakers International Bandalbum - Udo Nigeria label - Polar Records AGB 0013side one: Udo Nigeriaside two: Chief I. I. Udeaja / Egwu Hunanyafrom the back:  "Big thanks goes to gentleman Ali
  South African writer, actor and writer Nakhane Tour (31) will not be silenced. Resistance defies with a raised head, with a somewhat mocking look in his beautiful androgynous face. His vulnerability is his strength, Nakhane is a queer arti
You thought we had gone! But we're back, briefly for the first posting of 2017! By special request from a number of people, specifically for the track Africa Bossa, here is South African soul jazz funk band from the early seventies - The Drive. Whils
artist:  Chief Rogana Ottah and his Victory Stars Bandalbum: Agbachimi Nkitilabel: Alhaji Y. Akomolafe AAKC 030side one: Agbachimi Nkiti / Onwu Adubegbumside two Ashi Madu Abu OfuI purchased this record a few years ago from a source in Franc
Download01. Young Hearts Run Free02. Someday We Will Be Together03. Love Make A Woman04. My Heart Will Go On05. Children Of The Night06. I'll Always Love You07. Lean On Me08. Come See About Me09. Love Should Have Brought You10. Sad Movies11. Unbreak
Originally posted on Soul Safari : Originally released in 1979 in Nigeria this album remains one of the highly prized holy grails of African music. Basa Basa Experience Together We Win Label: Take Your Choice Records (TYC) TYC 115-L see also previous
Delroy Wilson and We The People Band"Super Mix""What you need when you need it" hello SystahRed red winego to my headmake me forget that Istill need her soRed red wineit's up to youall I can do is donememories won't go
Download01. Bongo Red02. Soul Rebel03. Jah Works04. Hello Carol05. The Race06. Unite07. Thorns Pickles08. Roots Natty Roots09. Stick A Bush10. Trials Crosses11. Warriors12. Looks Is Deceiving
Masekela introducing Hedzoleh Soundz is probably one of the most impressiveexcursionsof a jazz trumpeter into the deep heartlands of Africa; Hugh Masekela meets Nigerian band Hedzoleh Soundz. photo Bra Hugh (AP Photo-Jeff Christensen) Legendary South
"Real love creates the world.  When God created a pair of people and that same pair of people made children, world grew and grew.  It's an invention of God.  My kids are God's kids.  I created them through the love
DownloadInfo01. Everything Has Its Time02. Everything Has Its Time (Dub)03. None A Jah Children04. None A Jah Children (Dub)05. Travel06. How Long07. Loving Jah08. In The Name Of Jah09. In The Name Of Jah (Dub)10. Trouble Trouble11. Spiritual Reggae1
  Happy New Year 2018! And what better way to celebrate the New Year with some classic Cape Comic Songs of The Cape Town Street Parade then and now… Gabriel Bayman croaks Cape comic songs Backed by Ballie & his Bolle RCA 32
Killer Reggaesong: Creation with Creative Versionartist: Joe Higgs backed by August Pablo and Super 8 Corporationlabel: Half Moon when I look over yonder.
Download01. Rsistons02. Raciste (Feat. Empress Thunderous)03. Dreadlocks04. Ton ange (Feat. Muzam)05. Une toile06. Simple Ticket07. J'apprendrais ses lois08. We Got the Power (Feat. Sabba Tooth)09. All Around Jamaica10. Babylon l'ariv11. Mama Africa
Great cover by the way! Who came up with the motor helmets first? Daft Punk or The New Brothers?? I guess The New Brothers....one post a day for the remainder of 2017 featuring a selection of some of my best finds of African music last yearnot necess
"Even the dog that piss upon the wall of Babylon shall witness these last days" - Leroy "Horsemouth" WallaceSang Hugh & the Lionelairs - Rasta No Born Yah (The Thing)The Ghettos - Tell Them Ja Ja (produced by E. Maxwell)Peter Tosh & t
Download01. Relaxing Mood02. Adventure03. Summers Eve04. Warm Weather05. Easy Mood06. Natural Glow07. Plantation08. Hot weather09. Mountain Rain10. Hideaway11. Dubbing In The Ghetto12. Dub Them Under Manners13. Majestic Dub Stylee
Originally posted on Soul Safari : Soul Safari’s Yuletide mix of classic mbaqanga tunes by some of the most iconic groups published originally in 2011…back by popular demand in 2017! Merry Christmas!! Soul Safari Yuletide Mix 2011
I'll tell what I like to do.  I like to stay up late in the evening and play 45 singles. I am a man of simple pleasures and this is mine.Over the years I've picked up singles here and there.  Record stores, yard sales, mail order, e
Download Part 1Download Part 201. Remember me02. I ve got jah03. House of exile04. Reggae strong05. Dont cry06. Back to my roots07. For the love of the nation08. I ve got you babe09. Slave10. Prisoner11. The way it is12. Victims13. Family ties14. Jah
one post a day for the remainder of 2017 featuring a selection of some of my best finds of African music last yearnot necessary brand new releases. Mostly vintage records found during my travels all over the world. Best African music finds 2017 # 6 A
.Oh KangarooOh KangarooAs you're beautiful also you're proud too muchOh KangarooI see that mediafire is blocking some of my uploads on copywrite grounds.  Fair enough.  I respect that as I respect all things with absolute power over
,Download01. Fought For Dis02. Freedom - Feat. M1 Dead Prez03. Love You Jah Jah04. Happy For You - Feat. Capleton & Vershon05. Show More Love06. Dont Worry - Feat. Gentleman & Mark Wonder07. The Children Are The Future08. Take My Brea
one post a day for the remainder of 2017 featuring a selection of some of my best finds of African music last yearnot necessary brand new releases. Mostly vintage original pressings found during my travels all over the world. #8 Farafina Bolomakot ve
Let's talk.   My motto has always been "in love and in music do not hesitate."  He who hesitates is lost and what love we may find today may not be here tomorrow.  A wise man once said that sometimes it is dangerous to even
Download01. Automatic02. Gangster's Paradise03. Judgement Yard04. Lets Get Together05. Lightening06. Nuh Normal07. Shoot You08. Squeeze Trigger09. Struggle
At the end of the 40's and mid-50's when Rock 'n Roll swept through the world like a tsunami, a bleached derivativeof American Jazz and R&B music was popular in South Africa. Black and white musicians, singers and performers catered for the r
album: Knock Out 85 (SOS206)artist: Dr. Orlando Owohside one:1) Singing Haleluya2) Olipade Se Pade3) Alhaji Dauda Sola Olugbode4) Sobiso Na Biyeside two:1) Elebi Mo Ebi E2) Late Madam Felicia (Ado Ekiti)3) Abiyomo Biye Somore side oneside two.
(REPOST)Download01. Massavana02. Love Me Today03. Maloka04. Let's Go Now05. Zarafina06. Natty Dread Wanna07. La paix08. In the Garbage 09. Mr. Babylon10. Ny Mpanjaka11. Natty Dub12. Maloka Dub13. Zarafina Dub14. Massavana Dub
one post a day for the remainder of 2017 featuring a selection of some of my best finds of African music last yearnot necessary brand new releases. Mostly vintage records found during my travels all over the world. #8 Brenda & The Big Dudes L
."Kangaroo"Chief (Dr) Orlando Owoh and His African Kenneriesside one: Kangaroo / Itan Iku Ati Iberu / Chief Arounmolaseside two: His Royal Highness Oba Okunade Sijuade (Ooni Of Ife) / Ore Te Ose Funmi / Koito / Talonpe Sebe Nibeyenside oneside twoSpe