Hey, Where Did You Okes Come From?

Episode 1

In this week’s show we will be digging around the roots of South African music skimming through a very rough history as a primer to get the series going.

In Episode 1 we feature the music of:

  • The Jazz Dazzlers – “Diepkloof Ekhaya” (American Release 1960)
  • Solomon Linda’s Original Evening Birds – “Mbube” (1939)
  • David de Lange – “Suikerbossie” (1936)
  • Spokes Mashiyane – “Chobolo” (1954)
  • Jonas Gwangwa & African Explosion – “Afradellic” (1968)
  • Four Jacks and a Jill – “Master Jack” (1968)
  • Rabbitt – “Charlie” (1976)
  • Clout – “Substitute” (1978)
  • Radio Rats – “ZX Dan” (1979)
  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo – Amabutho (1973)
  • The Mahotella Queens – “Umculo Kawupheli” (1973)
  • Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuze – “Burnout” (1984)
  • Dear Reader – “Down Under, Mining” (2013)

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