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Those Who Remained Behind, Part 1

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Many Jazz artists leave South Africa for exile in the 1960s and 1970s, but many remain behind, facing horrifying working conditions and oppression. In these two episodes, we'll explore their music and their efforts to resist apartheid within South Africa.

Playlist

  • Chris McGregor and the Castle Lager Big Band "Now" from Jazz/The African Sound (Jazzman Records) 1:59
  • Mahotella Queens "Umkhovu" from Next Stop...Soweto (Strut Records) 9:40
  • Amakhosi "Easy Way" from The Best of Accordion and Sax Jives (Gallo Record Company) 13:04
  • Winston Mankunku Ngozi "Yakhal' Inkomo" from Yakhal' Inkomo (Gallo Record Company) 17:41
  • Soul Jazzmen "Inhlupeko" from Inhlupeko (Matsuli Music) 26:34
  • Pacific Express "Black Fire" from Soweto Blues (Sheer Sound) 38:24
  • Philip Tabane "Sitando Sam" from Pele Pele (Gallo Record Company) 43:23
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