July '17

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Coming up we'll be checking out albums by TERYLENE, THE RIBBONS, BIBBI, POOSH and more.

SOUL FIRE - Ukungalaleli (198?)

City Lights/WEA, CGH5002
Producer: Maxwell Mngadi       


Ten tracks of soulful ‘Xhosa Traditional’ mbaqanga featuring super-slick guitar work, driving bass rhythms and production by the influential Maxwell Mngadi, better known for his work with genre stalwarts the Soul Brothers and Ihashi Elimhlophe, and who played guitar on Harry Belafonte’s Paradise In Gazankulu.