Lion Songs

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ESSENTIAL TRACKS IN THE
MAKING OF ZIMBABWE

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This album is the audio companion to the book Lion Songs: Thomas Mapfumo and the Music That Made Zimbabwe (Duke University Press) by Banning Eyre. These songs, recorded between 1973 and 2010, tell the story in unforgettable performances by the man and his extraordinary musicians, including rare and unreleased tracks. Mapfumo himself provides context in excerpts from  interviews with Eyre over a span of 30 years.


01 – Mapfumo Speaks – Hallelujah

02 – Ngoma Yarira – The Drums Are Sounding

03 – Pamuromo Chete – Its Only Talk

04 – Mapfumo Speaks – Mr. Smith

05 – Pfumvu Pa Ruzevha – Hardship In The Reserves

06 – Butsu Mutandrika – Oversized Boots

07 – Mapfumo Speaks – No Consciousness

08 – Shumba – The Lion

09 – Chauya Chirizevha – Rual Life Is Back

10 – Mapfumo Speaks – Revolutionary Songs

11 – Nyoka Musango – Snake In The Forest

12 – Magariro – Tradition

13 – Mapfumo Speaks – Little Gods

14 – Corruption

15 – Mapfumo Speaks – Dying For Politics

16 – Jojo

17 – Bukatiende – Wake Up Lets Go

18 – Mapfumo Speaks – Light At The End Of The Tunnel

19 – Ndiyani Waparadza Musha – Who Has Destroyed My Home

20 – Mapfumo Speaks – Stolen Land

21 – Marima Nzara – You Have Harvested Hunger

22 – Mapfumo Speaks – A Good President

23 – Ndangariro – Remembering