High Hopes” is the title track of Springsteen’s 18th studio album, due out Jan 14th 20 14

Tom Morello was driving around Los Angeles in late 2012 when "High Hopes" – one of the most obscure songs in Bruce Springsteen’s vast catalog, originally released on a forgotten 1996 EP – came on E Street Radio, the SiriusXM channel devoted to Springsteen. "I was reminded what a jam it was," says the Rage... Continue Reading →

One of my Fav bands Hall & Oates get inducted to the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame -read more

Hallelujah, they finally get it right. I'm not saying Yes doesn't belong inside, and Deep Purple for the riff to "Smoke On The Water" alone, but it's been years since there was no controversy and everyone agreed. Except for maybe Kiss. But the point is there's no hip-hop, no jazz, no Madonna, no questionables like... Continue Reading →

A list to discuss Popular songs about Nelson Mandela

'My black president' by Brenda Fassie In 1989, Fassie released a song to an imprisoned Nelson Mandela called “Black President”. The song was banned from the airwaves during apartheid, but in 1994 she was able to perform it for Mandela himself at his inauguration ceremony. 'Asimbonanga' by Johnny Clegg Johnny Clegg, or “the White Zulu”... Continue Reading →

US President Barack Obama hailed Nelson Mandela as a “giant of justice” at the former president’s memorial service.

Johannesburg - “To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government; to heads of state and government, past and present; distinguished guests - it is a singular honor to be with you today, to celebrate a life unlike any other. To the people of South Africa - people of... Continue Reading →

Wednesday 11 December South African State Theatre in Pretoria hosts, an array of South Africa’s artistic greats to honour the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela

On Wednesday 11 December, the South African State Theatre in Pretoria will host an array of South Africa's artistic greats utilising their talents to honour the life and legacy of fallen national and international hero Nelson Mandela through song, dance, storytelling and theatrical performances. This celebration of Madiba's life is one of the responses from... Continue Reading →

Nelson Mandela our Captain -our opening link on OTC on Heart 104.9fm

The captain of any team, whether it be in business or in sport, has a specific role – after all, that person has a unique ambition,…….. is inspirational , has a special determination …….and mostly the skills to make his team as successful as possible, whatever that measure of success may be……   In a... Continue Reading →


Tribute to Nelson Mandela 1918-2013 Nelson Mandela the father of the nation affectionately known as “Madiba” has gone to rest but has left the world a legacy which will endure and inspire future generations in the knowledge that their freedom is owed to him and others in their struggle to overcome discrimination and prejudice. His... Continue Reading →

Makati Molekwa Benefit Concert This Sunday 2pm!!. A feast of SA talent!

On Sunday the 8th December, members of the South African music community are gathering to perform a benefit concert for the late, great Makati Molekwa. Makati passed away suddenly on the 28th October, 2013. Ten months earlier, his wife had tragically passed away too. This left their three young sons as orphans, and Makati’s colleagues... Continue Reading →

New Zealand number eight Kieran Read named the IRB Player of the Year 2013, the third Kiwi to win the prestigious award.

The accolade completes a hat-trick of awards for New Zealand, as the All Blacks were named IRB Team of the Year for the seventh time and Steve Hansen the IRB Coach of the Year for the second year in succession. 28-year-old Read has enjoyed a fantastic year in the heart of the All Blacks' pack... Continue Reading →

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