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'To celebrate the diversity of music that we perform and the numerous countries we visit each concert season, we have recorded an album of some of our favourite folksongs from around the world' (The King's Singers)» More
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Lewis Nkosi (1936-2010)
Johannesburg, a city of sorrow, Johannesburg, a city of toiling masses. Johannesburg, a city of orphans, Johannesburg, a city of orphans.
There are no friends there, No real freedom Johannesburg, a city of sorrow.
The world of policemen, Who saunter about With loose women.
The world of policemen, Who saunter about With loose men.
Johannesburg, a city of toiling masses, Johannesburg, a city of sorrow.
'Egoli' is the Zulu name for the South African city Johannesburg, and translates as 'city of gold'. The song describes life in the city, with both its joys and hardships. 'Egoli' is one of six songs from a set entitled Lalela Zulu.