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Press release: 'A Naartjie in our Sosatie'

Theme: Singing for a just peace: music against conscription

Call Number: A01.01.02_ANA_01
Identifier: AL3296_A01.01.02_ANA_01
Title: Press release: 'A Naartjie in our Sosatie'
Date: 1985
Subject: A Naartjie in our Sosatie;
Anarchy in our society;
Bernoldus Niemand;
Corporal Punishment;
Desert Moves;
Joe Azania and the Chameleons;
Kalahari Surfers;
National Wake;
Protest music;
Roger Lucey;
Shifty Records;
Stan James;
Description: This press release was issued by Shifty Records for the release of the compilation album 'A Naartjie in our Sosatie', 1985. Described in the press release as "a musical documentary of 10 different bands/artists recorded over the last 6 years", the album includes music by Timothy, National Wake, Stan James, Corporal Punishment, Sankomota, Roger Lucey, Joe Azania and the Chameleons, Desert Moves, Bernoldus Niemand and Kalahari Surfers. With this album the artists were commenting through their music on the state of the country they were living in. 'A Naartjie in our Sosatie' is a play on anarchy in our society. Song lyrics are included. Digitised by the South African History Archive (SAHA) in 2014. Included in the SAHA physical and/or virtual exhibitions 'What you won't hear on the radio', developed to mark the 30th birthday of Shifty Records and the 25th anniversary of the Voëlvry tour.
Creator: Shifty Records
Type: Press release
Format: Access copy - pdf
Preservation copy - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL3296
Language: Afrikaans; English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Shifty Records
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