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Speak To Me by Robbi Hall Kumalo

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Album Title: Montana Bound, In Front of My Eyes
Label: SIAM Records
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Fiona's Comments

A beautiful rhythm for a totally despicable situation. The world is watching.

About the Album

This song was recorded in 2000 and placed on Bakithi Kumalo's CD In Front of My Eyes. A very personal record....even the title refers to Bakithi receiving our youngest daughter, Daliswa, into the world. Her track is on this CD as well. Speak to me has a Uruguayan condombe rhythm underneath a sad tale about the plight of Haitian refugees risking their lives to get to the US for freedom. Thanks to CNN, we were able to understand the situation. I wrote this song in honor of so many lives lost in the ocean.

Personnel

Robbi Hall Kumalo
voice / vocals

Date featured

April 25, 2013

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