Shosholoza in drum circle

Shosholoza is a beautifully rhythmic call and response song for any drum gathering.

Here is what Wiki says.

Shosholoza” is a Ndebele folk song that originated in Zimbabwe but was popularized in South Africa. The song is a traditional South African folk song that was sung by Ndebele all-male migrant workers that were working in the South African mines in a call and response style. The song is so popular in South African culture that it is often referred to as South Africa’s second national anthem

Lyrics of South African version of “Shosholoza”:
Shosholoza (2)
Ku lezontaba
Stimela si phume  South Africa
Shosholoza (2)
Stimela si phume  South Africa
Wen’ u ya baleka
Wen’ u ya baleka
Ku lezontaba
Stimela si phume  South Africa
English Translation of “Shoshaloza”:
Work, work, working in the sun
We will work as one
Shosholoza
Work, work, working in the rain
Till there’s sun again
Shosholoza
Push, push pushing on and on
There’s much to be done
Shosholoza
Push, push, pushing in the sun
We will push as one.

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