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Hugh Masekela

Hugh Masekela

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Peter, Paul & Mary, the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield: Valley Music Centre, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Tracy Thomas, New Musical Express, 4 March 1967

P, P & M protest ...

Monterey Pop Festival: The Hip Homunculus

Report by Richard Goldstein, The Village Voice, 29 June 1967

"The West is the best: Get here and we'll do the rest!" — The Doors ...

Hugh Masekela: the Union of South Africa

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 8 October 1971

HUGH MASAKELA is best known in this country for his UNI instrumental hit, 'Grazin' In The Grass', which later provided the Friends of Distinction with ...

Casablanca Records' Neil Bogart (1976) [transcript]

Audio transcript of interview by Jim Esposito, Rock's Backpages transcripts, 1976

This is a transcript of Jim's 1976 interview with the Casablanca disco mogul. Listen to the audio of this interview.  ...

Hugh Masekela: Africa's Ambassador To The USA

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 9 March 1976

Our diplomatic correspondent in Los Angeles talks to Hugh Masekela, one of Africa's favourite sons. ...

Herb Alpert and Hugh Masekela: Herb and Hugh Fusion

Report and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 28 March 1978

Herb Alpert and Hugh Masekela explain their Tijuana Meets Africa project ...

Hugh Masekela: Blazing In The Bush

Report and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 31 March 1984

AT A TIME when Western attention is once more turned on the evil and cunning of the South African government, it couldn't be more appropriate ...

Hugh Masekela

Interview by Jack Barron, Sounds, 14 July 1984

"THIS IS really embarrassing, we've come thousands of miles and now this happens," sighed Hugh Masekela looking at the vast blue tent-balloon Espace Balard venue ...

Hugh Masekela: Grazing in Graceland

Interview by Roy Trakin, Creem, October 1987

HUGH MASEKELA hasn't been back to South Africa since he left his homeland 27 years ago to study trumpet in London and New York, but ...

Hugh Masekela and D. Michael Cheers: Still Grazing – The Musical Journey of Hugh Masekela

Book Review by Eric Weisbard, The New York Times Book Review, 13 June 2004

IN THE MID-1950s, as Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley and all the rest were leading a rock 'n' roll revolution across America, Hugh Masekela found himself ...


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