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Media Id 69_626
Creation_date 2008-02-23T20:26:57
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Description DM2005020708:SAED:MUSIC:THEATRE:PERSONALITY:JAN1956 - Manhattan Brothers Mellow - (Left to right: Rufus Khoza, Ronnie Sehume, Joe Mogotsi, Nathan 'Dambuza' Mdledle with Miriam Makeba.) For 21 years now they have been South Africa's Kings of Song. In November, 1955, at the Bantu Men's Social Centre, Johannesburg the Manhattan Brothers celebrated 21 years in Show Business. In the gala opening of the anniversary celebrations the Brothers crashed through a paper screen into their current hit-parade song...'The `Urge'. In the words of the song, they told of their love and devotion to the stage...A year ago the Manhattan Brothers discovered a great voice in Miriam Makeba. She was just a small-town girl with a voice, which was about all she had. They saw possibilities in her and signed her for a year. The backing group was: Norman Martins (drums) Jacob 'Mzala' Lepere (bass) Fix Qinta (piano) Randolph Chose (trumpet) Kippie Moeketsi (clarinet) MacKay Davashe (te
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Keywords Johannesburg,horizontal,black and white image,Bantu Men's Social Centre ,Africa,Nathan Dambuza Mdledle,South Africa,Joe Mogotsi,Rufus Khoza,1950s,1956,singing,Drum Magazine,Ronnie Sehume,South African history,January,musicians,Manhattan Brothers,Gauteng,
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