Articles tagged ladysmith black mambazo

10 Mar 2009 // 4:44 AM

Ladysmith Black Mambazo shares a piece of South Africa

It’s been more than 20 years since Paul Simon helped introduce the American mainstream to Ladysmith Black Mambazo on his “Graceland” album. These days the

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Beyond the Bubble of the Grammys

The Grammys suffer from the same problem as the rest of the recording industry: thinking America defines culture.

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo: Long Walk to Freedom

Melissa Etheridge, Sarah McLachlan, and Emmylou Harris all appear on this record, but even they are overshadowed by the joyful harmonies of Joseph Shabalala and his cohorts.

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	Ladysmith Black Mambazo: No Boundaries

Joseph Shabalala is a true pioneer in world music, not just for his arrangements and his beautiful voice, but also for his forward-thinking spirit, but his new collaboration with a chamber group comes up short.

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	Ladysmith Black Mambazo: On Tip Toe

Filled with fascinating interviews and rife with moving music, the film outlines in a lucid and poetic manner the history of these high-profile South African cultural ambassadors.

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	Ladysmith Black Mambazo: Raise Your Spirit Higher (Wenyukela)

Ladysmith Black Mambazo is one of those acts that everyone should go and see. The sweet South African harmonies of this band, which was brought

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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

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"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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