Tag Archives: Grazing In The Grass

Saturday Open Thread | Old School Weekend

Grazing In The Grass

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Hugh Masekela, Father Of South African Jazz, Dies At 78

#RIPHughMasekela  💔💔💔 Thank you for the music Hugh Masekela, the legendary South African jazz musician who recorded more than 40 solo albums and collaborated with artists ranging from Harry Belafonte to Paul Simon, has died at 78 after a protracted battle … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Hugh Masekela

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Wednesday Open Thread | Oldies |Friends of Distinctions

The Friends of Distinction are an American vocal group best known for their late 1960s hits, “Grazing in the Grass”, “Love or Let Me Be Lonely”, and “Going in Circles”. Founded by Harry Elston and Floyd Butler, The Friends of … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

Hugh Ramopolo Masekela (born April 4, 1939) is a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer, and singer. He is the father of American television host Sal Masekela. Masekela was born in Kwa-Guqa Township, Witbank, South Africa. He began singing and … Continue reading

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Monday Late Evening Extras

Hugh Ramopolo Masekela (born April 4, 1939) is a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer, and singer. Masekela was born in Kwa-Guqa Township, Witbank, South Africa. He began singing and playing piano as a child. At age 14, after seeing … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread

The Friends of Distinction are an American vocal group best known for their late 1960s hits, “Grazing in the Grass“, “Love or Let Me Be Lonely“, and “Going in Circles“. Founded by Harry Elston and Floyd Butler, The Friends of … Continue reading

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