Saturday 19th August 2017,
Soweto Gospel Fans

Audio

Audio: 891 ABC Adelaide

Audio: 891 ABC Adelaide

Members of the Soweto Gospel Choir were guests on the morning show of 891 ABC Adelaide radio on February 24, 2017. Below is the audio of the interview with Shimmy that includes a performance of Modimo. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [...]

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Audio: Radio Adelaide Interview

Audio: Radio Adelaide Interview

Check out the great interview on Radio Adelaide this morning, February 22, 2017, below. Shimmy does most of the talking, but they also sing a couple of songs! [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [...]

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Soweto Sounds: Weeping

Soweto Sounds: Weeping

Weeping is a well known anti-apartheid song written by Dan Heymann in the mid-1980s. The song was a pointed response to the 1985 State of Emergency declared by President P.W. Botha, which resulted in “large-scale killings of unarmed and peaceful demonstrators against racial discrimination and segregation in the Union of South Africa.” Lyrics: I knew a [...]

November 7, 2015 Elaine Audio, Features 1

Audio: Pray for Me by Darey ft SGC

Audio: Pray for Me by Darey ft SGC

The Choir are featured in Nigerian artist Darey’s song Pray For Me. Have a listen below! [...]

July 7, 2015 Elaine Audio 1

SGC at Cliffmas 2014

SGC at Cliffmas 2014

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December 3, 2014 Elaine Audio, Photos 1

Audio: Sunday Night on ABC Interview

Audio: Sunday Night on ABC Interview

Shimmy and the Soweto Gospel Choir were featured on Sunday Nights with John Cleary on ABC Radio, that aired on August 24, 2014. It’s a great interview of the Choir’s trip to Alice Springs and includes some great performances from the choir. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [...]

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Audio: Unite by Melisa le Rue ft. SGC

Audio: Unite by Melisa le Rue ft. SGC

British singer, Melisa le Rue, recently released her first EP that includes a song feature the Soweto Gospel Choir. Listen to Unite below! [...]

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Audio: Waloyo Yamoni by Christopher Tin

Audio: Waloyo Yamoni by Christopher Tin

Christopher Tin has shared another song from his current The Drop that Contained the Sea album. The second collaboration between Christopher and the Choir from this album is called Waloyo Yamoni, which means We Overcome the Wind. Listen to the song below; and be sure to grab Chris’ new album! [...]

July 11, 2014 Elaine Audio 0

SBS African Radio Interview

SBS African Radio Interview

Soweto Gospel Choir’s joyous, inspirational singing has electrified audiences of all ages and cultural backgrounds around the world. The group has begun a 48-venue concert of all Australian states and territories. Shimmy Jiyane is the group’s choirmaster and leader. He spoke with Martin Kwakwa from Bernie, Tasmania. Shimmy began the conversation by stating that it’s [...]

July 1, 2014 Elaine Audio 0

The Rhythm Divine: Soweto Gospel

The Rhythm Divine: Soweto Gospel

Radio interview with Mandla. I believe this is an old interview recorded in 2008, but re-released due to the Choir’s current tour of Australia. Great to have you along as we get on board the gospel train, powered this week by the driving harmonies and rhythms of South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir. Their lengthy Australian [...]

June 29, 2014 Elaine Audio 0