Gumba Fire: Bubblegum Soul & Synth Boogie In 1980s South AfricaVarious Artists

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  • 1. The Survivals – My Brother
  • 2. Stimela – Mind Games
  • 3. Hot Soul Singers – Hlala Nami
  • 4. Zoom – Wayawaya
  • 5. Ashiko – Gumba Fire (Madlakadlaka)
  • 6. Monwa & Sun – Heartbeat
  • 7. Ntombi Ndaba – Do You Trust Amajita?
  • 8. The Black Five – Selallane
  • 9. Starlight – Picnicing
  • 10. Zasha – Hayi Ngodlame
  • 11. Sabela – Africa
  • 12. Condry Ziqubu – She’s Impossible
  • 13. General Peter Maringa – Listen To Me
  • 14. Zasha – Arrow Dub
  • 15. Ozila – Wola Wola

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