The Indestructible Beat of Soweto, Vol. 1

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All Music Guide
This anthology of South African artists surprised everyone by becoming a best-seller. It introduced worldbeatniks to Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Mahlathini, and Moses Mchunu and paved the way for Paul Simon's Graceland. Winner of The Village Voice's Jazz and Pop Poll for Best Record of 1987, it's an essential sampler of modern African styling, a revelation and a joy. ~ J. Poet & Hank Davi
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
This anthology of South African artists surprised everyone by becoming a best-seller. It introduced worldbeatniks to Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Mahlathini, and Moses Mchunu and paved the way for Paul Simon's Graceland. Winner of The Village Voice's Jazz and Pop Poll for Best Record of 1987, it's an essential sampler of modern African styling, a revelation and a joy. ~ J. Poet & Hank Davi
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Shanachie
  • UPC: 016351433329
  • Catalog Number: 43033
  • Sales rank: 51,338

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Awungilobolele (3:49)
  2. 2 Holotelani (3:59)
  3. 3 Qhude Manikiniki (3:53)
  4. 4 Indoda Yejazi Elimnyama (3:55)
  5. 5 Emthonjeni Womculo - Nezintombi (3:44)
  6. 6 Sobabamba (3:39)
  7. 7 Qhwayilahle (4:18)
  8. 8 Thul'ulalele (3:40)
  9. 9 Sini Lindile - Nganezlyamfisa No Khambalomvaleliso (3:21)
  10. 10 Ngicabange Ngaqeda - Nezintombi (3:03)
  11. 11 Joyce No. 2 (3:09)
  12. 12 Nansi Imali (5:14)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Track Performer
Mahlathini Track Performer
Jonhjon Mkhalali Track Performer
Amaswazi Emvelo Track Performer
Moses McHunu Track Performer
Udokotela Shange Namajaha Track Performer
Makgona Tsohle Track Performer
Zomgqashiyo Track Performer
Mahlathini Nezintombi Zomgqashiyo Track Performer
Nelcy Sedibe Track Performer
Umahlathini Nabo Track Performer
Nezintombi Track Performer
Nganezlyamfisa No Khambalomvaleliso Track Performer
Technical Credits
West Nkosi Producer
Richard Siluma Producer
D.A. "Jumbo" Vanrenen Producer, Liner Notes
Marks Mankwane Producer
Ray Staff Mastering
Trevor Herman Producer, Liner Notes
Moses McHunu Composer
Lucky Monama Producer
Nobesuthu Shawe Composer
Nelcy Sedibe Composer
Lucky Producer
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