Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 8/21/04 - 8/27/04)


"Wami-Wami"/"Amazw'amndi"
by The Manhattan Brothers
on Gallotone 1277
released in 1951

"Malayisha"/"Umajuba"
by The Manhattan Brothers
on Gallotone 1278
released in 1951



Photo Of The Manhattan Brothers
[The above photo provided by George Moonoogian.]

Above: Photo of The Manhattan Brothers at the Selbourne Hall, South Africa, in 1956. (L-R) Joe Mogotsi, Ronnie Sehume, Rufus Khoza, Nathan "Dambuza" Mdledle.

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Ad For Gallotone Records-1951 Gallotone Label-Umajuba-The Manhattan Brothers-1951
[The above images and corresponding audio provided by George Moonoogian.]
Above: Label image of Gallotone 1278. This music was called "Zulu/Jive" in South Africa, where these records were released specifically for that country's black population. You may recognize "Wami-Wami" as "Satchelmouth Baby" and "Amazw'amndi" as "Honey Be My Honey Bee".

Listen to this week's selections: [Audio restoration by Dave Saviet.]

A) Click on an option below to listen to The Manhattan Brothers using Streaming RealAudio.

"Wami-Wami" - Gallotone 1277 - 1951
"Amazw'amndi" - Gallotone 1277 - 1951
"Malayisha" - Gallotone 1278 - 1951
"Umajuba" - Gallotone 1278 - 1951
"ALL FOUR SONGS" played in sequence

B) Click on an option below to listen using Downloading RealAudio.

"Wami-Wami" - Gallotone 1277 - 1951 (file size=427KB)
"Amazw'amndi" - Gallotone 1277 - 1951 (file size=390KB)
"Malayisha" - Gallotone 1278 - 1951 (file size=401KB)
"Umajuba" - Gallotone 1278 - 1951 (file size=411KB)


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