Category Archives: Afro-Pop

Lucky Dube | Prisoner

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Bob Marley | Get Up Stand Up! | Live In Dortmund, Germany | 1980

You can fool some people sometimes,
But you cannot fool all the people all the time.
So now we see the light,
We gonna stand up for our rights!

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Soweto Gospel Choir

The song is  called “World In Union.” The melody is originally from “Jamaica, Land of Beauty”, historical inspirational song written for Jamaica’s Independence in 1962.

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Miriam Makeba ~ “Mama Africa”

Miriam Makeba - 4 March 1932 – 10 November 2008

Miriam Makeba – Ask the Rising Sun – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXLDMn_LMNk

Miriam Makeba Albums – http://www.google.com/musica?aid=mQGpTRkrQtK&sa=X&oi=music&ct=result

Miriam Makeba bio – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miriam_Makeba

The Empress of Africa – http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/miriam-makeba–the-empress-of-africa-1008976.html

Miriam Makeba obit  – http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2008/nov/11/miriam-makeba-obituary

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