Sunday, 19 July 2009

Give it up for Hugh Masekela!

Hugh Masekela - Give it Up/District 6
Label: Moonshine Records (Licensed from Umlilo Records)
Catelogue No: BAG 5549
Date: 1981

Side One: Give It Up (Le-Aire Music, BMI), Composed by Leo Chesson and Hugh Masekela, arranged by Hugh Masekela and William Allen
Side Two: District 6 (Meca Music, BMI) Composed by Cecil barnard, arr Hugh Masekela/Cecil barnard

Trumpet: Hugh Masekela
Alto Sax: Rene McLean
Keyboards: Cecil barnard
African Percussion: Okuma Asante
Guitar: Mantenila
Eletric Bas: William Allen
Female Vocals: Thembi Mtshali, Thandeka Ngono, Linda Shabalala
Exec Producer: Sikhulu Shange

Recorded & Mixed at Platinum Studios, Brooklyn
Engineer Delano Mclaurin
Resource : Doug Payne's comprehensive Masekela discography


  1. Don't give it up !!!

    Great blog :)


  2. thanks so much! couldn't find this anywhere else.

  3. Hey, I like this blog - do you guys know who Cecil Barnard is?

    It is Hotep Idris Galeta.

    Check out

    Gregory Franz
    Cape Town


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