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The world’s best a cappella group … August 12, 2007

Posted by Jeff in A cappella, Folk, Music.
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… has been around even longer than the King’s Singers or Les Compagnons.

Lasysmith Black MambazoLadysmith Black Mambazo, founded by Joseph Shabalala in 1964, achieved worldwide fame from their collaboration with Paul Simon on the Graceland album.

From a 1987 concert in Harare, Zimbabwe in 1987, Simon introduces the group, who sing “Stimela”:

The group sings “Unomathemba”, “Hello My Baby” and “Homeless” (with Simon):


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