Kwela

Kwela, which evolved from repetitive South African Jazz known as Marabi, developed as a part of township and shebeen culture in the 1950s. It later evolved into the sound of Mbaqanga. The joyful, syrupy music was based around pennywhistle leads and featured guitar, bass and drums as well. Important artists include Spokes Mashiyane, Lemmy Mabaso and Willard Celes.

Spokes Mashiyane – Dolos

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