Ru Powell Freddy Regan Mark O’Connor Dessie Parkes
1992 Members Fergie Milton Dobsy O’Brien Stephen Westgart Terry Powell Danny O’Connor
Eamon Hatton, – Vocals Damian King, Dom Kelly Rory Parkes. Ritchie Browne – Guitar
Conor tiernan-vocals Kenny Tynan-lead Colm Noonan-bass Paul Fagan-Rhythm Franco Treglia-Drums
In the 1990s, a new style of township music grabbed the attention and the hearts of South Africa’s black youth. That music was kwaito, probably now the biggest force in the South African music scene.
The Marabi music style formed in the slum yards that resulted from the increasing urbanisation of black South Africans into mining centres such as the Witwatersrand. The sound of marabi was intended to draw people into the shebeens (bars selling homemade liquor or skokiaan) and then to get them dancing. Marabi was played on pianos…
Lucky Dube’ album slave made him one of the best-selling artists in South African history