Monday, 4 May 2015

Blues Revolution: Musikana We Basa (1994)

Ever since 2007 when Matt posted "Flavian Nyathi and the Blues Revolution's: Ropa Re Zimbabwe" I have kept half an eye out in the hope of finding  that 1980 recording on vinyl.

No luck so far, but I did recently come across this  "Blues Revolution"  recording pressed by Gramma Records in 1994. If you're in the mood, these six sinuously slick slices of Chimurenga music do invite you onto your feet.

All tracks composed by Ketai Ntimbirire.
Gramma Records JLP1043
Produced and Engineered by Peter "Cool Dude" Muparutsa.

 Link here


  1. Many thanks, Chris - never too much Zim music! Cheers, Dave Sez.

  2. Thank you so much. I have the Blues Revolution Ropa Rezimbabwe MP3 if you want it

  3. Hi Matigari Gandanga
    I would love to hear Blues Revolution Ropa Rezimbabwe !! please share or do you have a link ? Thanks in advance

  4. Thanks Chris, this is a lovely slice of Zim pop. I have it on the headphones at work and it's putting me in a really happy mood. Hopefully someone will re-up Ropa Re Zimbabwe some time in MP3 format. Maybe you can organise this with Matigari Gandanga?

  5. Thanks for the comments and feedback good people. Matigari, if it works for you, please do not hesitate to share a link to the Roa Re Zimbabwe MP3 via this comment stream?

  6. Chris, Thanks so much for this one. As someone else noted, it has a happy vibe. Brings back memories of catching the Bundhu Boys at small clubs when they were just breaking.

  7. Thanks for this pristine download. I have Ropa reZimbabwe in 128 kbps mp3 format, but the sound quality of this one is far superior.


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