Play Of The Day is one of Letta Mbulu’s great South African singles released in 1981 on the Munjale label; the disco-influenced “Kilimanjaro” with “Help Me Somebody” on the b-side.

Letta Mbulu -Kilimanjaro


All that’s important on Letta’s career can be found on the authoritative site of Doug Payne so I refer to this site for more info and a (almost) complete biography.

‘Oluwa (Many Rains Ago)’ was originally written by Caiphus Semenya years before it was included as the African theme in the  soundtrack for the TV movie ‘Roots’ (1977), composed and arranged by Quincy Jones.

Letta Mbulu -Oluwa (Many Rains Ago) African version


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