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Ladysmith Black Mambazo (Musical group)

Overview
Works: 374 works in 978 publications in 7 languages and 17,899 library holdings
Genres: Popular music  Juvenile works  Songs and music  Children's sound recordings  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Rock music  Music  Lullabies  Folklore 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Singer, Composer
Classifications: M1630.18.S53, 782.42083
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Graceland by Paul Simon( )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1986, Graceland sold 14 million copies worldwide and garnered both the Album and Song of the Year Grammy in 1987. Simon and the members of Ladysmith Black Mambazo performed on Saturday Night Live and appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone. It generated three hit singles and it kept Paul Simon and the Graceland tour on the road for five years. Its music was heard across the globe. Today, its music and its reputation still reach generations of music enthusiasts yet so many are unaware of how pivotal that one album was during the 1980s, how it helped birth the idea of World Music and revived the career of one of America's most important songwriters. How it influenced the political progress of South Africa a country divided by institutionalized racism, causing and then transcending years of controversy. How in fact the album came to be in the first place. Graceland's 25th anniversary CD features the original album with bonus tracks including a unreleased tracks audio documentary produced in 2012 with Paul Simon discussing the writing, inspiration and recording of the song 'Graceland'
Gift of the tortoise : a musical journey through Southern Africa by Ladysmith Black Mambazo (Musical group)( Recording )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join an enchanted journey through the land of the Zulu people. A captivating collection of 13 South African children's songs
Animal playground( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of playful songs from around the world
A child's celebration of the world( Recording )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs and performers from around the world sing for a multicultural musical experience
Summer solstice 2 by Windham Hill( Recording )

2 editions published in 1998 in Multiple languages and English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhythm of resistance : the Black music of South Africa( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you across the forbidden boundaries of apartheid to experience the authentic joy and sorrow of Black South African music. Features music that has been ignored, suppressed, or ghettoized, some filmed clandestinely
Listen by David Guetta( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superstar DJ David Guetta adds to his growing list of achievements with a new studio album, which serves as the follow-up to 2011's Nothing but the Beat. Includes the single Dangerous
Shaka Zulu by Joseph Shabalala( Recording )

33 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in 7 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zulu-sang uden akkompagnement
Best of Ladysmith Black Mambazo by Ladysmith Black Mambazo (Musical group)( Recording )

15 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is only fitting that Ladysmith Black Mambazo introduced the world to the beauty and intricacy of black South African harmony singing, the extraordinary style known generically as mbube. Ladysmith, after all, has been the preeminent mbube group for some twenty years, thanks to the expressive vocals of lead singer Joseph Shabalala and the precision harmonies of this close knit group of singers. Each track on this collection is a unique musical moment which reveals Ladysmith Black Mambazo's special genius and the breathtaking beauty of their deep, rich harmonies. - Back insert
On tiptoe : the music of Ladysmith Black Mambazo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nominated for an Academy Award, this film tells the inspiring story of the World Music super group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, the renowned South African a cappella ensemble best known on these shores for Paul Simon's Graceland album
Love & peace : greatest hits for kids( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over 25 years, Music for Little People has been bringing families vibrant and engaging recordings featuring some of the biggest names in music. To celebrate this milestone, the label has assembled a collection of popular recordings and brought them together in one collection
Graceland by Paul Simon( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Simon's groundbreaking album that continues to influence and inspire generations by celebrating its 25th anniversary with an exclusive two disc set. Features the remastered original album with five bonus tracks and audio documentary, and Under African Skies film with bonus features, three original music videos and Saturday Night Live performance of Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes
A child's celebration of lullaby( Recording )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of lullabies with various singers such as Lena Horn, Kathie Lee Gifford, Linda Ronstadt, Raffi, Taj Mahal and many others
Long walk to freedom by Ladysmith Black Mambazo (Musical group)( Recording )

11 editions published in 2006 in 6 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samples the popular music of South Africa from the 1960s through the 1990s
How the leopard got his spots by Rudyard Kipling( Recording )

15 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how the greyish-yellowish-brownish leopard came by his spots
Songwriter by Paul Simon( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All songs were hand-picked by Paul Simon himself, a highly personal, introspective collection of songs. These are the compositions Paul views as his best-crafted and most satisfying. Songwriter is the first-ever compilation to cover Paul Simon's work as both a solo artist and a member of Simon & Garfunkel
Raise your spirit higher (wenyukela) by Ladysmith Black Mambazo (Musical group)( Recording )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sung in Zulu and English
South African legends( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in Zulu and English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of 20th century popular music by South African artists
African lullaby( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in Multiple languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A CD of lullabies representing folklore, family, and village life in the traditional languages of the Ivory Coast, Mali, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia, and South Africa
Ilembe : honoring Shaka Zulu by Ladysmith Black Mambazo (Musical group)( Recording )

8 editions published in 2008 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ladysmith Black Mambazo pays tribute to the historical icon with a joyous and spiritually charged brand of vocal music
 
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On tiptoe : the music of Ladysmith Black Mambazo
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How the leopard got his spotsContemporary musicians : profiles of the people in music
Alternative Names
Lady Smith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Dél-afrikai vokálegyüttes

Ladysmith Black Mambazo gruppo musicale sudafricano

Ladysmith Black Mambazo South African male a capella ensemble

Ladysmith Black Mambazo südafrikanische Band

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Zangkoor uit Zuid-Afrika

Ladysmith Mambazo

Ladysmith Mambazo (huební skupina)

Ladysmith Mambazo (Musical group)

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レディスミス・ブラック・マンバーゾ

雷村黑斧合唱團

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