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Jazz in Exile, Part One

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South Africa's Jazz enters a period of exile following the Sharpeville Massacre. Artists like Hugh Masekela, Miriam Makeba and many more leave the country in order to be able to continue performing their music.

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  • Miriam Makeba "Pata Pata" from Mama Africa: The Very Best of Miriam Makeba (Manteca) 2:24
  • Miriam Makeba "Ndodemnyama Verwoerd" from Africa (BMG) 5:19
  • Gwigwi Mrwebi "Nyusamkhaya" from Kwela (Honest Jons) 10:09
  • Hugh Masekela "U, Dwi" from Grrr (Verve Music) 13:28
  • Hugh Masekela and the Union of South Africa "Dyambo" from Hugh Masekela & the Union of South Africa (Motown Records) 18:15
  • Hugh Masekela "Maseru" from Home Is Where the Music Is (Verve Music) 22:03
  • Mosa Jonas Gwangwa "Shebeen" from Flowers of the Nation (Sony Music) 31:12
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