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4/10/09

Ladysmith Mambazo sing Amazing Grace (South Africa)

Ladysmith Mambazo sing Amazing Grace (South Africa)
Ladysmith Black Mambazo is a Grammy Award winning, South African a cappella singing group.

Given the origination of the song was the response of a man convicted by God that grace alone saved him, and that his sins were so awful, that he did not deserve God, and that among those sins was the kidnapping and enslaving of men and women from Africa, this version takes on a complex layer. Toss on top of this that these singers are Africans from South Africa, a country with a horrible history of racism. Yet, they sing of God's grace. They get it.



(slightly different version with Paul Simon)
Amazing Grace (2006 Remastered Album Version)
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