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South African Freedom Songs

Various Artists
South African Freedom Songs

In Africa, musicians compose and sing thousands of songs about contemporary topics. This collection represents a musical protest against apartheid. Pete Seeger, Guy Carawan, and Garrett Morris learned these from a tape recording made by leaders of the African National Congress in 1959 and perform them here in the original Zulu.

RELATED LESSON PLAN
"South Africa, Free At Last: The Freedom Songs of South Africa and the Civil Rights Movement in America"

Track Listing

101
Tina Sizwe (The Brown Nation) Pete Seeger, Guy Carawan, and Garrett Morris 3:12
102
Nkosi Waqcine (God Save the Volunteers) Pete Seeger, Guy Carawan, and Garrett Morris 1:56
201
Asikatali (We Do Not Care if We Go to Prison) Pete Seeger, Guy Carawan, and Garrett Morris 2:22
202
Liyashizwa (It is Burned) Pete Seeger, Guy Carawan, and Garrett Morris 1:48

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