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S08E03 – Dodging Sjamboks Part 1

In this episode – a part 1 of 2 – Leon & Brett play the artists featured in the excellent article by journalist Derek Davey called “Dodging the sjambok: How musicians got around apartheid’s laws”. The piece is an interesting read, but many may not be familiar with the sound of the artists mentioned. So the TMW team thought it might be a good idea to produce a companion podcast.

This episode features:

  • Dax Butler
  • Molombo
  • Dollar Brand
  • David Marks
  • Zasha
  • Solomon Linda
  • Benny B’Funk & the Sons of Gadaffi Bar-Mitzvah Band
  • James Phillips
  • Juluka
  • Ge Korsten

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