Subscriber Account active since. For songs prior to , before the year-end list existed, we looked at the singles that stayed at No. Frank Sinatra performed vocals for the song along with the Pied Pipers. The song spent a dozen weeks at No.
Diamond Platnumz feat Rayvanny – Salome
Tekno – Pana
As this rich and ever-developing culture embraces all races found in South Africa, you get a beautiful mix of different sounds and rhythms. Fact: Since , Masekela played music that protested apartheid, slavery, government and spoke of the hardships that many faced. Listen here.
50 favourite African songs
The list below was published in January , since when this page has had over half a million hits. In the introduction below I explained what I was trying to achieve, while also admitting to the limitations of my own knowledge. Despite a few flaws, the list remains a decent introduction to African music, so please enjoy! On my new website you can listen to over songs from each and every African country. African music is an incredibly rich and fertile ground. But also within any one country there are usually several different musical traditions, often reflecting the varied tribal origins of the inhabitants. This is not a definitive list. It reflects not just my own ignorance and prejudices, but also the fact that no videos have yet been created for many classic African recordings. I have tended to select tracks which are at least partly grounded in African musical traditions, because I like them, but also because I want to highlight what is unique and valuable in African music. My usual rule applies of only one song per artist.
Popular French Music — songs. Have you wanted to listen to French music but never knew where to start? This huge list spans several genres and the music is sung by a myriad of artists. Every song is worth a listen. Cosmo — Soprano Youtube Video Link. Alors On Danse — Stromae Nuits Fauves — Fauve