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* CoolOldGuy: He's now in his 60s and still touring just as often.

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* CoolOldGuy: He's now in his 60s and still touring He toured just as often.often toward the end of his life as he had earlier in his career.



* ProtestSong: Protest band. An interracial band was illegal in South Africa at the time. Naturally, plenty of protest songs were made. Most notably "Siyayilanda", "Bullets for Bafazane", "Mana Lapho (Stand Your Ground)", "Work for All", "Gunship Ghetto", "Mdantsane (Mud Coloured Dusty Blood)", "Asimbonanga", "Third World Child", "Berlin Wall", "Talk to the People", "Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World", "One (Hu)'man, One Vote", and "Inevitable Consequence of Progress".

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* ProtestSong: Protest band. An interracial band was Band, really. Interracial bands were illegal in South Africa at the time.when Clegg first rose to prominence. Naturally, plenty of protest songs were made. Most notably "Siyayilanda", "Bullets for Bafazane", "Mana Lapho (Stand Your Ground)", "Work for All", "Gunship Ghetto", "Mdantsane (Mud Coloured Dusty Blood)", "Asimbonanga", "Asimbonanga (Mandela)", "Third World Child", "Berlin Wall", "Talk to the People", "Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World", "One (Hu)'man, One Vote", and "Inevitable Consequence of Progress".



* SocietyMarchesOn: Subverted. While songs about Apartheid South Africa are no longer politically relevant, the point of the songs was to make it irrelevant.

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* SocietyMarchesOn: Subverted. While songs about Apartheid South Africa apartheid are no longer politically relevant, the point of the songs was to make it irrelevant.



* TakeThat: The entire concept of a racially mixed band singing protest songs is akin to a middle finger in the eyes of the South African Apartheid regime.

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* TakeThat: The entire concept of a racially mixed band singing protest songs is akin to a middle finger in the eyes of the South African Apartheid apartheid regime.


* WordSaladLyrics: "Uthando Luphelile". To the point that some of ''English'' lyrics can't be transcribed.

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* WordSaladLyrics: "Uthando Luphelile". To the point that some of the ''English'' lyrics can't be transcribed.


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Johnny Clegg (June 7, 1953 - July 16, 2019) was an English-South African musician. He was the leader of two now-disbanded bands, "Juluka", meaning "sweat", and "Savuka", meaning "we have risen" or "we are victorious". He later continued touring with a different band, which was either nameless or simply named "The Johnny Clegg Band". His music is an unparalleled type of Western pop/rock combined with traditional Zulu music. While never achieving high popularity in the US, his music was considered controversial in Apartheid South Africa, and is well-liked in South Africa today. He also has a huge following in France, of all places, where he is known as Le Zoulou Blanc (The White Zulu).

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Johnny Clegg (June 7, 1953 - July 16, 2019) was an English-South African musician. He was the leader of two now-disbanded bands, "Juluka", meaning "sweat", and "Savuka", meaning "we have risen" or "we are victorious". He later continued touring with a different band, which was either nameless or simply named "The Johnny Clegg Band". His music is an unparalleled type of Western pop/rock combined with traditional Zulu music. While never achieving high popularity in the US, his music was considered controversial in Apartheid South Africa, and is well-liked in South Africa today. He also has a huge following in France, of all places, where he is known as Le ''Le Zoulou Blanc Blanc'' (The White Zulu).


Johnny Clegg (Born June 7, 1953) is an English-South African musician. He is the leader of two now-disbanded bands, "Juluka", meaning "sweat", and "Savuka", meaning "we have risen" or "we are victorious". He continues touring with a different band, which is either nameless or simply "The Johnny Clegg Band". His music is an unparalleled type of Western pop/rock combined with traditional Zulu music. While never achieving high popularity in the US, his music was considered controversial in Apartheid South Africa, and is well-liked in South Africa today. He also has a huge following in France, of all places, where he is known as Le Zoulou Blanc (The White Zulu).

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Johnny Clegg (Born June (June 7, 1953) is 1953 - July 16, 2019) was an English-South African musician. He is was the leader of two now-disbanded bands, "Juluka", meaning "sweat", and "Savuka", meaning "we have risen" or "we are victorious". He continues later continued touring with a different band, which is was either nameless or simply named "The Johnny Clegg Band". His music is an unparalleled type of Western pop/rock combined with traditional Zulu music. While never achieving high popularity in the US, his music was considered controversial in Apartheid South Africa, and is well-liked in South Africa today. He also has a huge following in France, of all places, where he is known as Le Zoulou Blanc (The White Zulu).


* CriticalResearchFailure: Savuka's first concert in France was at a ''jazz'' festival.
--> '''Clegg:''' We don't know what the heck we had to do with jazz, but of course we said we'd do it.



* NoExportForYou: Several live albums are only available in South Africa. ''New World Survivor'' and the solo version of ''Third World Child'' are extremely scarce because of this. Good luck finding as much as a download or YouTube video for some of the songs, forget an actual CD.
** Inverted and subverted simultaneously with ''The International Tracks'', an album of songs prior only released internationally but not in South Africa.



* TearJerker:
** "Boy Soldier", a song about ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin.
** "Thamela (Die Son Trek Water)" also qualifies if you know the translation.
** "Touch the Sun" if you know the story.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Subverted. ''New World Survivor'' is a collection of cut songs from Savuka, which were given a ''very'' limited release.


->''Hold me close, Africa''

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->''Hold ->''"Hold me close, Africa''



->''Remember me''

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->''Remember me''me"''



->''African music, wherever you're from''
->''You'll never lose it -- the rhythm is strong''

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->''African ->''"African music, wherever you're from''
->''You'll never lose it -- the rhythm is strong''strong"''



* CongoWars: "Congo" references several of the problems left in their aftermath. The song itself was meant as a pick-me-up to those in the DRC.

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* CongoWars: UsefulNotes/TheCongoWars: "Congo" references several of the problems left in their aftermath. The song itself was meant as a pick-me-up to those in the DRC.



* WordSaladLyrics: "Uthando Luphelile". To the point that some of ''English'' lyrics can't be transcribed.

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* WordSaladLyrics: "Uthando Luphelile". To the point that some of ''English'' lyrics can't be transcribed.transcribed.
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Added DiffLines:

->''African music, wherever you're from''
->''You'll never lose it -- the rhythm is strong''
->--"Umbaqanga Music"


* RealLifeWritesThePlot: One (Hu)'man, One Vote was written in memory of the assassination of anti-apartheid activist Dr David Webster, which took place when ''Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World'' was being recorded.

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* RealLifeWritesThePlot: One "One (Hu)'man, One Vote Vote" was written in memory of the assassination of anti-apartheid activist Dr David Webster, which took place when ''Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World'' was being recorded.


* AlbumNameDrop: "Foreign Nights (Working Dog In Babylon)" serves as this for ''Heat, Dust and Dreams''.

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* AlbumNameDrop: AlbumTitleDrop: "Foreign Nights (Working Dog In Babylon)" serves as this for ''Heat, Dust and Dreams''.

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* AlbumNameDrop: "Foreign Nights (Working Dog In Babylon)" serves as this for ''Heat, Dust and Dreams''.


* AndThisIsFor: Several songs have a dedication. Among them are "The Crossing (Osiyeza)" (For Dudu), "Bullets for Bafanzane" (For our family friend Bafanzane), "Foreign Nights (Working Dog in Babylon)" (For Jenny), and "The Revolution Will Eat Its Children" (For Uncle Bob).



* OneWomanSong: "Deliwe". Technically "Magumede" too, although it's a tribal song and not romantic.

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* OneWomanSong: "Deliwe"."Deliwe", "Thoko","Tholakele" and "Zodwa". Technically "Magumede" too, although it's a tribal song and not romantic.


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* ThoseWackyNazis: One half of the story of "Warsaw 1943 (I Never Betrayed the Revolution)".


* [[WhereTheHellIsSpringfield Where The Hell Is Phelamanga]]: Of all the obscure places mentioned in songs, this is the only only one that doesn't actually exist. It's mentioned in the song "Scatterlings of Africa" in the line "On the road to Phelamanga". It's generally presumed to refer to a place where all truth comes from and prevails, akin to a type of Heaven.

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* [[WhereTheHellIsSpringfield Where The Hell Is Phelamanga]]: Of all the obscure places mentioned in songs, this is the only only one that doesn't actually exist. It's mentioned in the song "Scatterlings of Africa" in the line "On the road to Phelamanga". It's generally presumed to refer to a place where all truth comes from and prevails, akin to a type of Heaven. Clegg has gone on record saying "[Phelamanga is] somewhere at the end of an illusion".


* DarkerAndEdgier: ''Work For All'' began to talk about problems in a more direct manner than the albums before it. Among them are the common violence in the KZN and South Africa in general ("Bullets for Bafazane", "Gunship Ghetto", "Mdantsane (Mud Coloured Dusty Blood)"), the decision between self and country ("December African Rain"), water shortages ("Walima'mabele"), protests ("Mana Lapho"), internal displacement ("Baba Nango", Mdantsane (Mud Colored Dusty Blood)") and the fight for work ("Work For All").

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* DarkerAndEdgier: ''Work For All'' began to talk about problems in a more direct manner than the albums before it. Among them are the common violence in the KZN and South Africa in general ("Bullets for Bafazane", "Gunship Ghetto", "Mdantsane (Mud Coloured Dusty Blood)"), the decision between self and country ("December African Rain"), water shortages ("Walima'mabele"), protests ("Mana Lapho"), internal displacement ("Baba Nango", Mdantsane "Mdantsane (Mud Colored Dusty Blood)") and the fight for work ("Work For All").


* DarkerAndEdgier: ''Work For All'' began to talk about problems in a more direct manner than the albums before it. Among them are the common violence in the KZN and South Africa in general ("Bullets for Bafazane", "Gunship Ghetto", "Mdantsane (Mud Coloured Dusty Blood)"), the decision between self and country ("December African Rain"), water shortages ("Walima'mabele"), protests ("Mana Lapho"), internal displacement (" Baba Nango", Mdantsane (Mud Colored Dusty Blood)") and the fight for work ("Work For All").

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* DarkerAndEdgier: ''Work For All'' began to talk about problems in a more direct manner than the albums before it. Among them are the common violence in the KZN and South Africa in general ("Bullets for Bafazane", "Gunship Ghetto", "Mdantsane (Mud Coloured Dusty Blood)"), the decision between self and country ("December African Rain"), water shortages ("Walima'mabele"), protests ("Mana Lapho"), internal displacement (" Baba ("Baba Nango", Mdantsane (Mud Colored Dusty Blood)") and the fight for work ("Work For All").


* DarkerAndEdgier: ''Work For All'' began to talk about problems in a more direct manner than the albums before it. Among them are the common violence in the KZN and South Africa in general ("Bullets for Bafazane", "Gunship Ghetto", "Mdantsane (Mud Coloured Dusty Blood)"), the decision between self and country ("December African Rain"), water shortages ("Walima'mabele"), protests ("Mana Lapho"), and the fight for work ("Work For All").

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* DarkerAndEdgier: ''Work For All'' began to talk about problems in a more direct manner than the albums before it. Among them are the common violence in the KZN and South Africa in general ("Bullets for Bafazane", "Gunship Ghetto", "Mdantsane (Mud Coloured Dusty Blood)"), the decision between self and country ("December African Rain"), water shortages ("Walima'mabele"), protests ("Mana Lapho"), internal displacement (" Baba Nango", Mdantsane (Mud Colored Dusty Blood)") and the fight for work ("Work For All").

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