Wednesday Morning Music: Mahotella Queens’ “Thoko” (and an AMAZING free South African jive comp)

This is the Mahotella Queens first single from ‘64 on the Motella label and it has never been released in digital format. Now you can grab it and 29 other rare South African jive tracks for free, courtesy of collector Nick Lotay, via the phenomenal music blog matsuli music. About 3/4 of this amazing collection of hard-to-find recordings titled “Mavuthela - The Sound of the Sixties” has never been released on CD and some of them were lovingly culled from original 78 shellac discs. If you are a fan of any of the Soweto comps (notably The Indestructible Beat of Soweto) like I am or Paul Simon’s Graceland, you need to grab this now (matsuli expires downloads after an undisclosed period of time). Make sure you check out Nick’s extensive “liner notes” while you’re there. Enjoy.

Posted by Kevin K. on 10/14/09 at 08:26 AM • Permalink

Categories: MusicMP3/Music DownloadsMusic VideosYouTubidity

Share this post:  Share via Twitter   Share via BlinkList   Share via   Share via Digg   Share via Email   Share via Facebook   Share via Fark   Share via NewsVine   Share via Propeller   Share via Reddit   Share via StumbleUpon   Share via Technorati  

Thank you—I’m grabbing this one tonight.

Page 1 of 1 pages

Sorry, commenting is closed for this post.

Next entry: Your daily Orlage

Previous entry: A Very Important Tweet

<< Back to main