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  • #18 bestseller for 1968
  • Written by Philemon Hou
  • Trumpet: Hugh Masekela
  • Keyboards: William Henderson
  • Produced by Stuart Levine
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • Hugh Masekela is from South Africa
  • This is Hugh Masekela’s only U.S. #1 single
  • Later recorded by Willie Mitchell (1968), Jack Sheldon (1968), Chet Atkins (1968), Stevie Wonder (1968), Ventures (1968), Friends of Distinction (w/lyrics) (1969), Challengers (1968), Electronic Concept Orchestra (1969), Willie Bobo (1969), Roberto Delgado (1969), Beelzebubs (1985), Mike Leander & His Orchestra (1969), ReBirth Brass Band (1991), Paul Young (1994), Boney James & Rick Braun (2000), Brecon Brothers (2006), Soulio (2007), Dexys (2016) and many others
PXDG0037 South Africa Johannesburg 1980's Hugh Masekela,soon after his return to South Africa. music Photograph David Goldbatt/South

PXDG0037 South Africa Johannesburg 1980’s
Hugh Masekela,soon after his return to South Africa. music
Photograph David Goldbatt/South

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