5 days, 5 songs

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MONDAY

Mango Groove – Special Star. 

The penny whistle is this hit is unmistakably South African. I saw them live only once opening for the Rolling Stones.

TUESDAY

Johnny Clegg – Spirit of the Great Heart

Is there any other star as uniquely “ours” as Johnny Clegg? He’s one of the most down-to-earth musicians I’ve ever interviewed.

WEDNESDAY

Abdullah Ibrahim – Manenberg

Formerly known as Dollar Brand, Abdullah Ibrahim is one of the elder Statesmen of SA Jazz and this is one of his most le hits.

THURSDAY

Miriam Makeba – Pata Pata

May she Rest in Peace. The wonderful Miriam Makeba will always be a real shining star.

FRIDAY

Sipho Hotstix Mabuse – Burnout

I love the energy of this song, Burnout. It reminds me of the turning point in our democracy.

- 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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