The Graceland Affiliates: Silent Assassins Among Celebrity Protesters
Paul Simon came to South Africa for some soul searching. That’s at least how we see it. His life was a mess to say the least. He was getting divorced and his relationship with Art Garfunkel had deteriorated. Moreover, he wasn’t doing great with record sales of his most recent album at the time.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Paul Simon and Ray Phiri. Image subject to copyright
He came to South Africa and spent a lot of time listening and recording to "township music”. This Sunday, we celebrate the music made by those artists who remain "fairly unknown" artists. We also celebrate those artists who are widely known.
Music by the people, for the people...
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