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Compilation – Sheshwe – The Sound of the Mines – Vinyl Record

 

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Various Artists – Sheshwe – The Sound of the Mines – Vinyl Record

Sheshwe: The Sound of the Mines is a compilation album that focuses on a unique and historically significant genre of music known as sheshwe or “mine music.” This genre originated in South Africa and was closely associated with the lives of miners in the country’s mining communities.

Key tracks from Sheshwe: The Sound of the Mines include songs that exemplify the sheshwe style, which typically features a blend of traditional African rhythms, melodies, and vocal styles with Western musical influences. The songs often reflect the experiences, struggles, and cultural expressions of the mining communities.

This compilation album serves as a valuable historical and cultural document, shedding light on the music and stories of South African miners. It also offers a glimpse into the fusion of different musical traditions and the resilience of the human spirit in challenging environments.

Sheshwe: The Sound of the Mines is appreciated by those interested in exploring the diverse musical heritage of South Africa and the impact of mining communities on the country’s cultural landscape. It is a reminder of the power of music to reflect and convey the experiences of people in unique social contexts.

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Track Listing
1. Malimo A Manonyane – Manonyane A Moama
2. Letsa La Maluke – MANKA LE PHALLANG
3. Bana Baleha – Majakathatha
4. Kwedi – Sebata Sebata
5. Batauoe – MANKA LE PHALLANG
6. Tsheng La Terai – MANKA LE PHALLANG
7. Setumo – Sebata Sebata
8. Ngoanaka – Manonyane A Maoma
9. Khomo E Khunoena – Majakathatha
10. Selomo Ke Motjhonoke – Sebata Sebata
11. Manka Re Liahlehile – MANKA LE PHALLANG
12. Batla Ho Liela – Manonyane A Moama

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