one post a day for the remainder of 2017 featuring a selection of some of my best finds of African music last year…not necessary brand new releases. Mostly vintage records found during my travels all over the world.
Best African music finds 2017 # 6
ABAFANA BASEQHUDENI -Umdumo (‘Mighty Thunder’)
Gumba Gumba BL 89 1976 South Africa
Abafana Baseqhudeni is a male mbaqanga group formed in 1975 by members of the Mahothella Queens and Space Queens. Umdumo (‘Mighty Thunder’) was produced by West Nkosi and Marks Mankwana and became their biggest album in 1976.
Abafana Baseqhudeni -Biyela Wami
Abafana Baseqhudeni -Bayajabula Bonke
Abafana Baseqhudeni -Dabula Amazwe
Abafana Baseqhudeni -Isihlahla
Abafana Baseqhudeni -Mabuyemendweni
Abafana Baseqhudeni -Hambizwe