Radio Special | Ray Phiri Tribute

Submitted by Harris Mavuthela on Sat, 07/22/2017 - 03:00
King Vusi Mavuthela with Ray Phiri
UbuntuFM Radio Africa commemorated Bra Ray Phiri on July 22, 2017 with a special tribute broadcast. Presented by King Vusi Mavuthela with special guest Mashadi Mathosa. 

Raymond Chikapa Enock Phiri (March 23, 1947 – July 12, 2017) was a South African Jazz, Fusion and Mbaqanga musician born in Mpumalanga to a Malawian immigrant worker and a South African guitarist nicknamed "Just Now" Phiri. 

Ray Phiri collaborated with Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Simon's Graceland album project in 1985. Before this collaboration Phiri already had had a long and outstanding musical career as founder of South African legendary band 'Stimela'

Enjoy this special and remember Bra Ray Phiri, The Highland drifter. 

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