Tula Tula - Hush, Hush
(Xhosa /Ngqika - recorded in 1957)
The singer (believed to be a coloured woman) changed the tune to a European one half way through. Her baby co-operated well.
Sampled by Desert Sound Colony on 'Beating Heart - South Africa' - lnk.to/BH-SASo
With kind permission from the International Library of African Music, Beating Heart works with artists to sample and remix Hugh Tracey's incredible archive. Proceeds from the South Africa album support gender equality in South Africa through the Women’s Legal Centre, as well as helping to teach music production skills to kids at Grahamstown’s Access Music Project.
supported by 4 fans who also own “Beating Heart - South Africa (Originals) Recorded by Hugh Tracey”
I have loved the dixie Humming birds since the 1960s, but have never heard their early work--amazing. Listening to all this wonderous harmony and spirit comes close to restoring my lost faith in Christianity. ronspin