Wednesday, 4 October 2017

The Minerals - Sweet Soweto (1976)

A very lucky off-chance find whilst digging in a London shop. Originally priced at R5.99 with a Kohinor Kort Street price sticker! In a few comments on other posts a number of people have requested this LP and so here it is.

The Minerals are: Thelma Segona (organ/piano/vocals), Ronnie Makhondo (percussion/vocals), Nick Kunene (lead guitar/vocals), Jonas Mkhabela (bass), Joseph Tshabalala (drummer), Isaac Moraba (vocalist), and Jimmy Mojapelo (composer and leader).

A wonderful mix of soul, philly-styled funk on the 13 minute title tune and breezy Soweto pop. (OK, cheesy pop and a few great moments!)

ENJOY! MF LINK


3 comments:

  1. Oh JOY ! New posts ..... great to have EJ spinning again!

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  2. If it maintained this time spacing between the musical posts, it would go far to compensate for the dizzying drought experienced since end of November 2016.
    Bound to like it.

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  3. Love seeing albums with the original price sticker. No idea why!

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