Remembering Nelson Mandela in Music

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Tom Schnabel pays a musical tribute to the great man and leader with a treasure trove of South African music from the early days of Solomon Linda's original "Mbube" (The Lion Sleeps Tonight), through the great zulu men's choirs, zulu jive, reggae, Miriam Makeba, Letta Mbulu, The Soul Brothers, Paul Simon, Peter Gabriel, and many other recordings.

    Read more on Tom Schnabel's Rhythm Planet Blog.

     

    Banner image: Nelson Mandela visits the London School of Economics to give a lecture on 'Africa and Its Position in the World,' April 6, 2000.

     

    Playlist
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    Credits

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    Tom Schnabel