Monday 14 August 2023

All Vinyl A to Z of Africa (Season 2 - Ep.11) - South Africa to Togo

Welcome to the All Vinyl A to Z of Africa (Season 2) with Natalie and Alban Low. Our aim is to track down a vinyl record from all 60+ African countries, from Algeria to Zimbabwe, and everywhere in between. Each week we feature 5 countries, this week it is South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland/Eswatini, Tanzania and Togo. We hear from a forgotten songwriter, a musical headmaster, and the King of Gazo. This programme is part of the A World in London family of radio programmes. Listen to the 1st series on SOAS Radio.

Listen to episode 11 here -

1. S. Tshabalala - Bonakele
2. Abdel Gadir Salim - Umri Ma Bansa
3. Group Of Young Swazi Man And Girls - Incaba KaNcofula
4. Cuban Marimba Band - Ngoma Iko Huku
5. Roger Damawuzan & Les As Du Bénin - Wait For Me

Next week it's the end of our series with a visit to Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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