5 days, 5 songs

By admin
30 September 2013

Our music blogger Ian Bredenkamp has another great selection of songs to get you through the week from a classic by legend Jimi Hendrix to a South African hit by Blackbyrd and Craig Hinds

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Monday

90s’ star Suzanne Vega has added extra dates to her concerts in South Africa. She’ll be in Joburg and the Cape in November. Here’s my favourite song by her, Tom’s Diner (the DNA remix)

Tuesday

Jimi Hendrix’s funeral was held today in Renton, Washington, in 1970. The guitar legend was part of the infamous 27 Club (musicians who died at the age of 27). This is one of his best, Purple Haze.

Wednesday

Blackbyrd and Craig Hinds are topping charts around South Africa with this proudly local hit, From The Bottom of My Heart:

Thursday

The Pet Shop Boys are back in the news this week with colourful tour photos seen on Facebook and Twitter this week. They are my old school hit pick of the week with West End Girls.

Friday

I've picked something fun and upbeat for your Friday. Sybil’s The Love I Lost from 1991. Enjoy your weekend!

- Ian Bredenkamp

Ian Bredenkamp loves music! He hosts a daily show on 94.5 Kfm and presents music news on 567 Cape Talk and Eyewitness News.

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