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
This is Billy Joel performing “The Longest Time” in London in 1984. The song starts at 2:30 but the beginning is worth watching, too. :)
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:
The Wise Sound is a british producer and remixer. Like his a capella mix of the Hobbit soundtrack “Misty Mountains”:
I like coffee. I like tea. Apparently the people from The Manhattan Transfer do too. At least that’s what the “Java Jive” ist about.
Les Charbonniers de L’Enfer (in english: The little coal miners from Hell) are a canadian acadian folk music group known for a capella music. Listen to their song “Les Jour d’la Semaine”:
This guy is improvising on an israeli battle tank.
“No more war. No more bloodshed.”
The Kenyan Boy Choir, founded in 1998, is a kenyan boy choir from Nairobi. Listen to “Tuli Tuli”, live in London:
Two more great streat musicians, playing on a hang and a digeridoo(?) in Singapure:
The Gregory Brothers are a band from the United States. They are famous for their Auto-tune songs. One of the most famous is the “Bed Intruder Song”. Here is their auto-tuned version of the Presidential Debate’s highlights!