The making of a masterpiece
Get it while you can . . . . .
Auntie says: Since its release in 1986, Paul Simon's Graceland has had an enormous impact on rock music with its blend of rock and African rhythms. Simon and engineer Roy Halee demonstrate the multi-tracking and mixing of the album and reveal the inspiration behind the songs, and composer Philip Glass assesses the album's place in musical history. Featuring interviews with major artists involved in the album, including Joseph Shabalala of Ladysmith Black Mambazo and guitarist Ray Phiri, who shatter the myth about their relationship with Simon
Without this album I would not have known who Ray Phiri was, or Ladysmith Black Mambazo or the extraordinary bass player Batithi Kumalo . . . . if you are going to break apartheid this is how to do it
If you wondered well this is WHY