Johnny Clegg & Savuka - Great Heart (Vinyl)


Johnny Clegg & Savuka - Great Heart (Vinyl)

Johnny Clegg & Savuka ‎– Great Heart. Genre: Jazz, Reggae, Latin, Funk / Soul, Pop. Style: Year: /5(5).

Johnny Clegg and Savuka. Johnny Clegg 's second crossover band Savuka takes its name from the Zulu word for "We have risen". Savuka, like Clegg's first band Juluka before it, mixes African music with Celtic folk music and international rock sounds.

 · Johnny Clegg (Jonathan Clegg, 7 June – 16 July ) was a South African musician and anthropologist who recorded and performed with his bands Juluka and Johnny Clegg and Savuka, and as a solo act, occasionally reuniting with his earlier band partners. Sometimes called Le Zoulou Blanc, he is an important figure in South African popular music history, with songs that mix .

Savuka (based on the Zulu word for the phrase "we have arisen") was formed by Johnny Clegg in after the demise of his musical partnership with Sipho Mchunu as Juluka. Whereas Juluka were more of a local cultural curiosity and crossover project during the height of apartheid and the pair’s musical relationship was often subjected to racial abuse, threats of violence and police harassment, Savuka .


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