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Miriam Makeba in 67

“Pata Pata Song”

Miriam Makeba in 2006

“Pata Pata Song”

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Miriam Makeba represents! She was a Grammy award African singer and civil rights activist. 394 palabras más

Happy birthday, Zenzile Miriam Makeba

Before “world music” experimenters like Peter Gabriel, David Byrne, and Paul Simon incorporated explicitly African sounds into western popular music, there was Miriam Makeba, a South African singer who had her biggest hit in the US in 1967 with “Pata Pata.” It reached #12 on the Billboard Top 100. 91 palabras más

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0026. Miriam Makeba - Miriam Makeba [1960]

Definitely something different for me.  I actually learned about Miriam Makeba through Henry Rollins’ radio show, “Harmony In My Head.”  This is African folk music.  Definitely a departure from the comfort zones of just about everyone I know. 2.957 palabras más

Albums 0001-0050

State of Mind in Black and White and Audio~Visuals

 “Kill the savage lion before the lion kills you”

#PrayForNigeria

Beautifully Dreaming and Positively Doing…

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Africa

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“And why is our music called world music? I think people are being polite. What they want to say is that it’s third world music. Like they use to call us under developed countries, now it has changed to developing countries, it’s much more polite”

Miriam Makebe 

MAMA AFRICA ! 

Africa

On November 9, 2008.

On November 9, 2008, Miriam Makeba died aged 76.