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WATCH: 8 songs to remember SA music legend Ray Phiri

2017-07-12 09:54
Ray Phiri
Ray Phiri (Photo: Gallo)

Cape Town – On Wednesday morning, it was announced that South African jazz musician Ray Phiri died.

The veteran of local music made a lasting impact on the industry and was due to perform at this year’s Rocking the Daisies with a slew of other artists excited to share the stage with him.

We’ve rounded up eight songs to remember Phiri and his band Stimela, from Whispers in the Deep to I Hate Telling a Lie.

For those who don’t know, Ray was a self-taught guitarist who has been in the music industry for several decades; listening to him and Stimela play, was a unique experience. 

8 Stimela songs to remember SA music legend Ray Phiri:

1. Whispers In The Deep


2. Zwakala (Live)


3. The Unfinished Story (Live)


4. Highland Drifter


5. Sishovingolovane


6. Where Did we Go Wrong


7. Fire, Passion and Ecstasy

8. I Hate Telling a Lie

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-The Juice