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Ladysmith Black Mambazo (South Africa)  
Ladysmith Black Mambazo © S.Gordon 2005

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO are South Africa's foremost proponents of the Iscathamiya style of singing, and have grown to be one of the country's premier cultural exports.

Formed by leader Joseph Shabalala, Ladysmith Black Mambazo made their first recording in the early 1970's, and had recorded over forty albums by the turn of the millennium.

Instrumentation:
vocals
Genre: Iscathamiya /Mambazo, traditional / indigenous
The group includes several members of the Shabalala family.



Collaborations - most notably the relationship with Paul Simon and his Graceland project of 1986 - projected the group's unique vocal sounds to the international arena, winning them fans throughout the world.



, for the album "Raise Your Spirit Higher" in 2005.

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