Times Live (South Africa) - The 100 greatest South African songs (2014)

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African Vault - Top 50 Songs in Africa

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Re: Times Live (South Africa) - The 100 greatest South African songs (2014)

Postby Henrik » Wed May 25, 2016 7:56 pm

EmilienDelRey wrote:http://www.timeslive.co.za/lifestyle/2014/07/15/the-100-greatest-south-african-songs

Is it eligible?

Yes!
But where's Miriam Makeba?
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Re: African Vault - Top 50 Songs in Africa

Postby Henrik » Wed May 25, 2016 7:57 pm

EmilienDelRey wrote:There's also this one: http://www.africanvault.com/top-songs-in-africa/

I think not. I have never included any "best songs right now" lists.
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Re: Times Live (South Africa) - The 100 greatest South African songs (2014)

Postby EmilienDelRey » Wed May 25, 2016 8:00 pm

Henrik wrote:
EmilienDelRey wrote:http://www.timeslive.co.za/lifestyle/2014/07/15/the-100-greatest-south-african-songs

Is it eligible?

Yes!
But where's Miriam Makeba?


At #2.

Top 100: (Chronological order)

1. Phalafala | Dolly Rathebe and the Elite Swingsters (1964)

2. Pata Pata | Miriam Makeba (written in 1957 with Dorothy Masuka, but a global hit in 1967)

3. Master Jack | Four Jacks And A Jill (1968)

4. Yakhal' Inkomo | Winston "Mankunku" Ngozi (1968)

5. For your Precious Love | The Flames (1968)

6. The Seagull's Name Was Nelson | Des and Dawn Lindberg (1971)

7. Nomathemba | Letta Mbulu (1973)

8. Mama Tembu's Wedding | Margaret Singana (1973)

9. Stimela | Hugh Masekela (1974)

10. Mannenberg | Abdullah Ibrahim (1974)

11. Charlie | Rabbitt (1975)

12. Blues For a Hip King | Abdullah Ibrahim (1975)

13. Marabi | Malombo (1976)

14. Chocolate Toffee | Saitana (1976)

15. Substitute | Clout (1978)

16. Universal Men | Juluka (1979)

17. ZX Dan | The Radio Rats (1979)

18. Jo Bangles | Baxtop (1979)

19. Paradise Road | Joy (1980)

20. Party | Harari (1981)

21. Man on the Moon | Ballyhoo (1981)

22. Impi | Juluka (1981)

23. The Bushman | Steve Kekana (1982)

24. Isiphiwo | Soul Brothers (1982)

25. Hey Boy | Via Afrika (1983)

26. Shadows | éVoid (1983)

27. Weekend Special | Brenda Fassie (1983)

28. Shot Down | The Cherry Faced Lurchers (1983)

29. See Yourself (Clowns) | Ella Mental (1984)

30. Burnout | Sipho "Hotstix" Mabuse (1984)

31. Is it an Ism or is it Art? | Niki Daly (1984)

32. Jabulani | Hotline featuring PJ Powers (1984)

33. I'm in Love with a DJ | Yvonne Chaka Chaka (1985)

34. S'timela Sase Zola | Mbongeni Ngema (1985)

35. Reggae Vibes is Cool | Bernoldus Niemand (1985)

36. This Boy | Sweatband (1986)

37. National Madness | The Aeroplanes (1986)

38. Change is Pain | Mzwakhe Mbuli (1986)

39. Homeless | Ladysmith Black Mambazo (1986)

40. Johnny Calls the Chemist | Falling Mirror (1986)

41. Now or Never | Sankomota (1987)

42. Ten Ten Special | African Jazz Pioneers (1987)

43. Scatterlings of Africa | Johnny Clegg and Savuka (1987)

44. Weeping | Bright Blue (1987)

45. Hillbrow | Johannes Kerkorrel (1988)

46. Quick Quick | Marcalex (1989)

47. Slave | Lucky Dube (1990)

48. Shake | Tananas (1990)

49. Special Star | Mango Groove (1990)

50. Tomorrow Nation | O'Yaba (1991)

51. I'm in Love with a Rastaman | Mahlathini and the Mahotella Queens (1991)

52. Sarafina! | Hugh Masekela (1992)

53. It's About Time | Boom Shaka (1993)

54. The Crossing | Johnny Clegg (1993)

55. Mmalo-We | Bayete (1994)

56. Never Again | Prophets of Da City (1994)

57. When You Come Back | Vusi Mahlasela (1994)

58. Waar Was Jy? | Skeem (1994)

59. Sea Level | Urban Creep (1995)

60. The Child Inside | Qkumba Zoo (1995)

61. Kaffir | Arthur Mafokate (1995)

62. African Dream | Vicky Sampson (1996)

63. Kiss the Machine | Battery 9 (1996)

64. Magasman | Trompies (1997)

65. Stand in your Way | Just Jinger (1997)

66. Fords Nissans Toys en Beetles | Brasse vannie Kaap (1997)

67. Shibobo | TKZee (1998)

68. Vul'indlela | Brenda Fassie (1998)

69. Yehlisan' Umoya | Busi Mhlongo (1998)

70. Sondela | Ringo Madlingozi (1999)

71. Thathi Sgubu | Bongo Maffin (1999)

72. Blue Eyes | Springbok Nude Girls (1999)

73. Genes & Spirits | Moses Molelekwa (2000)

74. Born in a Taxi | Blk Sonshine (2000)

75. Nkalakatha | Mandoza (2000)

76. Afrikaners is Plesierig | Karen Zoid (2001)

77. Meisie Meisie | Kurt Darren (2001)

78. Ghetto Fabulous | Zola & Kaybee (2002)

79. Ndihamba Nawe | Mafikizolo (2002)

80. Ayelekile Amasango | Ismael (2002)

81. Picture Perfect | Perez (2002)

82. Midnight | 340ml (2003)

83. Umoya | Skwatta Kamp (2003)

84. Nomvula (After the Rain) | Freshlyground 2003

85. Destiny | Malaika (2004)

86. Nizalwa Ngobani | Thandiswa Mazwai (2004)

87. Matofotofo | Pitch Black Afro (2004)

88. Akekh' uGogo | Mzekezeke (2005)

89. Whistling in Tongues | Felix Laband (2005)

90. De La Rey | Bok van Blerk (2006)

91. Sister Bethina | Mgarimbe (2006)

92. Feel Good | Lira (2007)

93. Bantu Biko Street | Simphiwe Dana (2007)

94. Show Dem (Make the Circle Bigger) | JR feat Hip-Hop Pantsula (2009)

95. Cooler as Ekke | Jack Parow (2010)

96. Enter the Ninja | Die Antwoord (2010)

97. Fairytale | Liquideep (2010)

98. Tot Die Son Uitkom | Van Coke Cartel (2011)

99. Loliwe | Zahara (2011)

100. Hosanna | The Brother Moves On (2013)
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Re: African Vault - Top 50 Songs in Africa

Postby Henrik » Wed May 25, 2016 8:08 pm

EmilienDelRey wrote:At #2!

Ah, thanks! All good then!
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Re: African Vault - Top 50 Songs in Africa

Postby EmilienDelRey » Thu May 26, 2016 3:40 pm

Henrik wrote:
EmilienDelRey wrote:At #2!

Ah, thanks! All good then!


In fact, this is an unranked list.

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Re: African Vault - Top 50 Songs in Africa

Postby Henrik » Fri May 27, 2016 6:48 pm

EmilienDelRey wrote:
Henrik wrote:
EmilienDelRey wrote:At #2!

Ah, thanks! All good then!


In fact, this is an unranked list.

Sure, it's chronological.

Btw, it would be really helpful if you could edit the list and add a delimiter between the song titles and the artist names. I hate to ask for things like this but, well it would help me a lot...
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Re: African Vault - Top 50 Songs in Africa

Postby EmilienDelRey » Fri May 27, 2016 8:17 pm

Henrik wrote:
EmilienDelRey wrote:
Henrik wrote:Ah, thanks! All good then!


In fact, this is an unranked list.

Sure, it's chronological.

Btw, it would be really helpful if you could edit the list and add a delimiter between the song titles and the artist names. I hate to ask for things like this but, well it would help me a lot...


Done!


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