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Moses McHunu – Qhwahilahle (1985)

In the mid 1980s, Earthworks Records released a series of fantastic LPs documenting “The Indestructible Beat of Soweto” from South Africa. All of the LPs/CDs are fantastic but this track was always my favourite. The song was released in 1985 but the sleevenotes suggest the track was recorded sometime between 1981 and 1984.

A wonderful circular guitar pattern, killer violin and soaring vocals.

Afraid I don’t know what all the lyrics mean but the title translates as “Leave Him Alone” and the CD booklet describes the content thus:

Just imagine you are the only one of your age group who is not

Married and your peers are jealous of your girlfriends ……

Some useful information about Moses can be found at this link:

http://electricjive.blogspot.co.uk/2010/07/moses-mchunus-indestructable-beat-1975.html

Various - The Indestructible Beat Of Soweto

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  1. December 6, 2013 at 4:53 pm

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