"Grazing In The Grass" - Hugh Masekela (1968 - 2018) The nicest cowbells ever!
Album: "The Promise of a Future"
Masekela was born in Kwa-Guqa Township, Witbank, South Africa. Following the 21 March 1960 Sharpeville Massacre—where 69 peacefully protesting Africans were shot dead in Sharpeville, and the South African government banned gatherings of ten or more people—and the increased brutality of the Apartheid state, Masekela left the country. He was helped by international friends such as Yehudi Menuhin, who got him admitted into London's Guildhall School of Music. During that period, Masekela visited the United States, where he was befriended by Harry Belafonte. He attended Manhattan School of Music in New York, where he studied classical trumpet from '60 to '64. In 1964, Myriam Makeba and Masekela were married, divorcing two years later. He played at the Monterey Pop Festival in '67 and became friends with Harry Belafonte. In '68 he made this number-one monster hit (4 million copies). He also played on Paul Simon's album Graceland and did the Graceland-tour.

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2013

Jazz / Afrobeat

Fela Kuti
Music Of Many Colors

Niagara
Niagara

Orchestre Jazira
Happy Day

Ezra Ngcukana
You Think You Know Me

The Kafa Beanz
Andromeda: The Chronicles Of Blackopia, Volume 1

The Last Poets
The Last Poets

Kabbala
Extended Dance Mixes

Fela Kuti
Mr. Follow Follow

Fela Kuti
Roforofo Fight

Roy Ayers
Music Of Many Colours

Dub Colossus
Rockers Meet Addis Uptown

Embryo (3)
Embryo & Yoruba Dun Dun Orchester Feat. Muraina Oyelami