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Bantu High Life

Bantu High Life

On Bantu High Life South African Reverend Moshe Sephula combines Bantu folk spirituals with western instrumentation, principally the piano, organ, trumpet, and drums. According to the liner notes, the music on the album presents a modern strain in African folk music, expressing struggles, longings, and fears brought on by urbanization, industrialization, and racial oppression. The liner notes include song lyrics in Bantu and English language explanations of each song.

Track Listing

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Sala Kakuhle - Farewell Moshe Sephula 2:01
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102
Tula Babana (Little Baby) Moshe Sephula 2:59
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103
Busy Bee Moshe Sephula 2:31
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104
Igolowa (Cornfields) Moshe Sephula 1:37
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105
Rua Rua Rua - Cock Crowing Moshe Sephula 2:41
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106
Sifikile (We Have Come) Moshe Sephula 2:24
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Waars Jou Pass? (Where Is Your Pass?) Moshe Sephula 2:31
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202
Ndonga Ziwelele (Fallen Walls) Moshe Sephula 2:36
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203
Vulindlela (Prepare the Way) Moshe Sephula 3:44
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204
Yihla Moses (Go Down Moses) Moshe Sephula 2:07
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205
Emgalezweni (Were You There?) Moshe Sephula 4:48
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Abantuana - Children's Song Moshe Sephula 3:22
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