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Featured Artists: Thomas Mapfumo, drums, vocals/Robert Nekati, bass, vocals/Patrick Kabanda, drums/Daram Karanga, trumpet/Wilson Jubane, guitar/Abdulah Musa, guitar/Joshua Hlomayi Dube, guitar/Robson Boora, sax
"The Lion of Zimbabwe," Thomas Mapfumo, is Zimbabwe’s biggest star, one of the most legendary and best-selling African artists of all time. In 1973, Mapfumo helped form the Hallelujah Chicken Run Band and, for the first time, began to shift his music away from Western-influenced rock and explore the traditional music of his Shona people, transcribing the scale of the…
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