Banning Eyre and Thomas Mapfumo talk Lion Songs – Podcast 176

http://media.blubrry.com/nycradiolive/p/www.davidellenbogen.com/podcastmedia/Banning_Eyre_Thomas_Mapfumo_Podcast_176.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSIn this very special podcast we speak with Banning Eyre and Thomas Mapfumo.  Eyre’s critically acclaimed biography Lion Songs: Thomas Mapfumo and the Music That Made Zimbabwe  has recently hit shelves and Banning takes us through the companion CD, providing a deep musical education of this […]

Thomas Mapfumo – The Lion of Zimbabwe – Podcast 10

http://media.blubrry.com/nycradiolive/p/www.davidellenbogen.com/podcastmedia/Thomas_Mapfumo_Podcast_10.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSThomas Mapfumo, of Zimbabwe, is a revolutionary musician in every sense of the word.  Musically, his band was one of the first to experiment with combining the mbira (thumb piano) and electric guitars and he was the first to put his own lyrics to traditional […]