Welcome To Zamrock! Vol. 2: How Zambia’s Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972-1977Various Artists

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  • 1. Crossbones – Really
  • 2. Amanaz – History Of Man
  • 3. Witch – Strange Dream
  • 4. Rikki Ililonga – Stop Dreaming Mr. D
  • 5. Five Revolutions – Poor Man
  • 6. Keith Mlevhu – Love And Freedom
  • 7. The Born Free – Mad Man
  • 8. Dr. Footswitch – Otenta
  • 9. The Tinkles – Mpundu
  • 10. Salty Dog – See The Strom
  • 11. Fireballs – Umwana Wakusanga Mung'anda
  • 12. The Peace – Umbwalwa Ne Chamba
  • 13. The Oscillations – Request To God
  • 14. Musi O Tunya – Katonga
  • 15. Ngozi Family – Hold On
  • 16. Chrissy Zebby Tembo – I'm Not Made Of Iron
  • 17. Jesper Siliya – Hot Do
  • 18. Mike Nyoni – SM

Volume 2 in the series looking at how Zambia’s liberation led to a rock revolution - 1972-1977. An overview of the Zamrock scene, from its ascension to its fall to its resurgence. Another essential compilation from Now-Again Records!

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