Johnny Clegg & Savuka

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Live

Shadow Man

Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World

Third World Child

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Biography:
Genres: Pop, World

Savuka was a band formed in 1986 by English-born South African Johnny Clegg after the disbanding of his first band, Juluka. Both of his bands were inter-racial in the racially segregated Apartheid South Africa. Savuka followed more of a Western pop rock style blended with Clegg's familiar, distinctive Zulu musical stylings, creating a unique sound that was something of a major departure from the old, more traditional Zulu sound of Juluka. They had a UK #75 hit in 1986 with a new version of the earlier Juluka hit 'Scatterlings of Africa'. Some better-known Savuka songs include "Asimbonanga", "Third World Child", "The Crossing", "Dela", and "Cruel Crazy Beautiful World". Percussionist Dudu Zul... Continue Bio >>

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