I wonder by Rodriquez

Sixto Rodriques played a huge part in the struggle in South Africa, even though he worked as a construction worker in Chicago, a complete unknown. This song, (Which I added an and to as one of the titles of a poem recently) was sung often in the army camps, as we all had to do national service, to defend the Apartheid state. We sometimes sang the song as is, and sometimes we added anti army and anti Apartheid words to it, but he and this song played a big part in South African life through the ’70’s and 80’s in particular. I you haven’t had a chance to watch it, then watch the film Searching for Sugarman for more on this strange but true story. In the meantime enjoy this track thanks to YouTube and Tobias Lundgren:


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