Music from South Africa – Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo (LBM) is an a cappella group from South Africa. The group was founded in the early 1960s in the township of Ladysmith (KwaZulu-Natal). The Black in the name refers to, Black Ox ‘, which (traditionally) is the strongest animal on a (African) farm. Mambazo means ax ‘.

Here is their song Nkosu Sikelel l´africa


Music from the US – Mark Goffeney

Mark Goffeney, born in 1969, best known as ‘Big Toe’, born without arms, is best known for playing the guitar with his feet. I think this is absolutely amazing what he does. Listen to him playing a Red Hot Chili Peppers song: