Ray Phiri: South Africa’s Graceland star dies https://tmbw.news/ray-phiri-south-africas-graceland-star-dies  South African jazz legend Ray Phiri has died at the age of 70 after a two-month battle with lung cancer.The guitarist, producer and vocalist rose to fame when he featured on Paul Simon's Graceland album in 1986.He was admitted to hospital a few days ago, while a public appeal was launched to help pay for his medical bills.In an interview with The Sowetan newspaper earlier this month…

Ray Phiri: South Africa’s Graceland star dies https://tmbw.news/ray-phiri-south-africas-graceland-star-dies South African jazz legend Ray Phiri has died at the age of 70 after a two-month battle with lung cancer.The guitarist, producer and vocalist rose to fame when he featured on Paul Simon's Graceland album in 1986.He was admitted to hospital a few days ago, while a public appeal was launched to help pay for his medical bills.In an interview with The Sowetan newspaper earlier this month…

"And she said losing love  Is like a window in your heart  Everybody sees you're blown apart  Everybody sees the wind blow"

"And she said losing love Is like a window in your heart Everybody sees you're blown apart Everybody sees the wind blow"

GRACELAND by PAUL SIMON. After the minimally successful predecessors One-Trick Pony and Hearts & Bones comes an award-winning, worldwide blockbuster mixing pop, folk and African music. While highlighted by "The Boy in the Bubble," "Diamonds on the Souls of Her Shoes," and the title track, "You Can Call Me Al" and its video featuring Chevy Chase remains a longtime favorite.

GRACELAND by PAUL SIMON. After the minimally successful predecessors One-Trick Pony and Hearts & Bones comes an award-winning, worldwide blockbuster mixing pop, folk and African music. While highlighted by "The Boy in the Bubble," "Diamonds on the Souls of Her Shoes," and the title track, "You Can Call Me Al" and its video featuring Chevy Chase remains a longtime favorite.

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Graceland cover - Paul Simon.jpg

From Afropop Worldwide: Long before Paul Simon’s Graceland album, Johnny Clegg was a cultural outlaw. Clegg’s music helped break down the racially dictated musical barriers of South Africa.

From Afropop Worldwide: Long before Paul Simon’s Graceland album, Johnny Clegg was a cultural outlaw. Clegg’s music helped break down the racially dictated musical barriers of South Africa.

Paul Simon - You Can Call Me Al:  A great song and my favorite music video of all time

Paul Simon - You Can Call Me Al: A great song and my favorite music video of all time

Under African Skies    A documentary on the making of Paul Simon's Graceland's album which was both a critical and commericial success by highly controversial.  25 years after its recording filmakers follow Simon to South Africa for a reunion concert and talk to those who were against its recording.

Under African Skies A documentary on the making of Paul Simon's Graceland's album which was both a critical and commericial success by highly controversial. 25 years after its recording filmakers follow Simon to South Africa for a reunion concert and talk to those who were against its recording.

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