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Soweto Sounds: Prayer for South Africa

Soweto Sounds: Prayer for South Africa

Prayer for South Africa is one of my all-time favourite Soweto Gospel Choir song. The song is sung in Afrikaans and Zulu. Lyrics: Afrikaans / Zulu Lyrics Here, in die hemel daarbo Die dag is op sy laaste draai En die son, Here die son Hy lyk of hy water wil hê Hy staan al [...]

December 17, 2011 Elaine Audio, Features 1

Soweto Sounds: Forever Young

Soweto Sounds: Forever Young

Forever Young is another Bob Dylan song that the Soweto Gospel Choir have recorded.  The original song was released in 1974 on Dylan’s Planet Waves album. Lyrics: May God bless and keep you always May your wishes all come true May you always do for others And let others do for you May you grow [...]

June 25, 2011 Elaine Audio, Features 0

Soweto Gospel Choir visits 891 ABC Adelaide

Soweto Gospel Choir visits 891 ABC Adelaide

Mornings w/Ian Henschke World music continues to grow in popularity as evidenced by the ever increasing numbers at Womadelaide. One of the genre’s best known groups is the Soweto Gospel Choir. The choir were kind enough to bring their talents to the 891 ABC Adelaide studio’s and speak with the Morning Program’s, Ian Henschke. Listen: [...]

June 3, 2011 Elaine Audio, Videos 2

Photo and Audio: 666 ABC Canberra

Photo and Audio: 666 ABC Canberra

The Soweto Gospel Choir live in the 666 Canberra studio by Eleri Harris Bringing the sounds of Africa to the suburbs of Canberra and beyond, the Soweto Gospel Choir are just as inspiring as ever. They’ve been together for nearly a decade, but, with 90% of the original members on board, South Africa’s Soweto Gospel [...]

May 19, 2011 Elaine Articles, Audio, Photos 0

Photos and Audio: Afternoons with Gillian O’Shaughnessy

Photos and Audio: Afternoons with Gillian O’Shaughnessy

Listen to Interview: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] South African two-time Grammy Award winning gospel group, the Soweto Gospel Choir, is shining in Perth this week. As if winning Grammy awards was not enough, last week they scooped another international accolade at the 32nd Annual Sports Emmy Awards in New York. The Soweto [...]

May 11, 2011 Elaine Articles, Audio, Photos 0

Audio: 612 ABC Brisbane

Audio: 612 ABC Brisbane

Interview with Shimmy Jiyane and Zanele Ngcamu on 612 ABC Brisbane. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]   [...]

May 4, 2011 Elaine Audio, News 0

Areyonga welcomes Soweto

Areyonga welcomes Soweto

By Emma Sleath ABC Alice Springs May 4, 2011 Listen to Audio: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] The world famous Soweto Gospel Choir gave a sneak preview of their massive Australian Tour in Areyonga’s stunning natural amphitheatre. But just as spine tingling was a workshop that took place a few hours earlier which [...]

May 4, 2011 Elaine Articles, Audio, Photos 0

Soweto Sounds: Walking on Sunshine Remix

Soweto Sounds: Walking on Sunshine Remix

Last year I posted the Soweto Gospel Choir’s version of Katrina and the Waves’ classic Walking on Sunshine. Thanks to Rydal / jungleboyuk, we can share his excellent remix of the song. Lyrics: I used to think maybe you loved me Now, baby, I’m sure And I just can’t wait ’til the day When you [...]

April 16, 2011 Elaine Audio, Features 1

Music session: The Soweto Gospel Choir

Music session: The Soweto Gospel Choir

Let’s face it, this week has been tougher than most for many Victorians as it is the two year anniversary of Black Saturday. It’s also been a miserable weekend for many thanks to yet more flooding, for some parts of the state water has risen for the third time in six months. Who better to [...]

February 7, 2011 Elaine Articles, Audio, News, Videos 0

Soweto Sounds: Amazing Grace & Where The Streets Have No Name

Soweto Sounds: Amazing Grace & Where The Streets Have No Name

For those who remember, one of the highlights from ESPN’s coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup were their television spots that featured U2 and the Soweto Gospel Choir. Collaborating together on some big ticket songs, their renditions of Amazing Grace, Where the Streets Have No Name, Put on Your Boots and Magnificent were simply [...]

December 23, 2010 Elaine Audio, Features 0