Blog June 6, 2007
Discography: The Zulu Factor
The Zulu Factor
Here are a list of albums heard on Afropop Worldwide's The Zulu Factor: Various artists "The Kings And Queens Of Township Jive" (Earthworks 1990) Isigqi Sesimanje "Lomculo Unzima" (RPM Records 1992) Shwi no Mthekala "Wangisiza Baba" (Bula Music 2004) Various artists "Squashbox: Zulu, Soto And Xhosa Concertina-" 1930-65 (Silex 1993) Juluka "African Litany" (H.R. Music B.V. 1982, Rhythm Safari 1991) Various artists "Singing In An Open Space:" Zulu Rhythm and Harmony, 1962-82 (Rounder Records 1990) Izintombi Zesimanjemanje "The Best Of Izintombi Zesimanjemanje" (Gallo) Soul Brothers "http://www.afropop.org/wp/10189/soul-brothers-rough-guide-to-the-soul-brothers/?preview=true&preview_id=10189&preview_nonce=6cc10eba46" (World Music Network 2001) Ladysmith Black Mambazo "Best Of Ladysmith Black Mambazo" (Shanachie 1992) "Original Sax Jive Hits" (Gallo 1991) Mahlathini and the Mahotella Queens "King Of The Groaners" (Earthworks 1993) Shiyani Ngcobo With vocals as sweet as Koite's and guitar playing as penetrating as King Sunny Ade at his best, Ngcobo's introduction is worth seeking out. http://www.afropop.org/wp/10185/shiyani-ngcobo/ (World Music Network 2004) Lahlumlenze "Sandla Fun' Indawo" (Gallo 1997) Busi Mhlongo "Urbanzulu" (Melt 2000 2000) Also look for these recommended titles. Phuzekhemisi "Nginenkinga" (Gallo 2001) Mahlathini and the Mahotella Queens "Paris-soweto" (Polydor 1989) Sam Tshabalala "Meadowlands" (Tropical Music (GEMA) 2005) Juluka "Musa Ukungilandela" (H.R. Music B.V. 1984, Rhythm Safari 1992) Juluka "Ubuhle Bemvelo" (H.R. Music B.V. 1982, Rhythm Safari 1991) Harry Belafonte "Paradise In Gazankulu" (EMI Records Ltd. 1988) Paul Simon "Graceland" (Warner Brothers 1986) Soul Brothers "Jump & Jive" (Earthworks 1995) Bhekumuzi Luthuli "Impempe" (Gallo 2005) Sali Oyugi, Shabalala Rhythm "Vuma!" (Self Produced 2002, Gallo 2005) West Nkosi "Rhythm Of Healing" (Earthworks 1992)