2019-09-20 African Legends

Miriam Makeba and Hugh Masekela
Stamford , Connecticut : Singer Miriam Makeba and Hugh Masekela South African trumpet player and arranger pictured after their marriage on April 19th, 1964

Sept. 22 is the birthday on not one, but two African music legends: King Sunny Ade and Oliver Mtukudzi. A great time to celebrate legendary African music figures, focusing particularly on those who have passed from this world.

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Hour 1
Rachid Taha – Je suis africain – Je suis africain
Miriam Makeba – A Piece of Ground – Pata Pata (Definitive Remastered Edition)
Hugh Masekela – Send Me – Time
Papa Wemba – Bakwetu – Molokai
Stella Chiweshe – Nhamoimbiri – Talking Mbira
Franco et le T.P.O.K. Jazz – Aya La’ Mode – The Rough Guide to Franco
E.T. Mensah – Wiadzi – All for You
Brenda Fassie – Sum’ Bulala – Greatest Hits 1964-2004
Pops Mohamed – Kalamazoo – Global Vibes South Africa
Youssou N’Dour – Birima (feat. Seinabo Sey) – History
Johnny Clegg – Asimbonanga – In My African Dream – The Best of Johnny Clegg & Savuka
Cesária Évora – Consedjo – Cesaria
Ali Hassan Kuban – Mabrouk Wo Arisna – Nubian Magic

Hour 2
Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi – Masimba Mashoma – Tsimba Itsoka
Tabu Ley Rochereau – Lisanga Ya Bambanda – Africa Worldwide: 35th Anniversary Album
Ladysmith Black Mambazo – Sisesiqhingini (Everything Is So Stupid) – Thuthukani Ngoxolo
Ali Farka Touré – Savane – Savane
Fela Kuti – No Agreement, Pt. 2 – The Best of the Black President 1
Thomas Mapfumo – Havasevenzi Vapfana – Choice Chimurenga
Baaba Maal – Koni – Nomad Soul
Mamadou Diabate – Dounuya (feat. Abdoulaye Diabate, Fuseini Kouyate, Famoro Diabate & Cheick Barry) – Tunga
Angélique Kidjo – Baila Yemaya – Celia
KOKOKO! – Tokoliana – Fongola

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