Rodriguez performs in Detroit, this Saturday 1/29

Cass Cafe – No Cover

Solo performance

7:30pm

Donovan’s Pub – No Cover

Solo performance

9pm

The Park Bar – $5 Cover

with Dave Shettler, Brad Hales and Matt Smith

11pm

Afrikaaps and Rewind Cantata

Roy Gordon wrote:

Dear Brian,

My wife and I attended the Vancouver – South Africa film festival yesterday and were entranced by Afrikaaps and the Rewind Cantata.
Could you advise where we may obtain the DVD’s of each as well as the CD for the Rewind Cantata.

Regards,
Roy Gordon

Without You by Barry Mason

Andrew Neill wrote:

I’m trying to trace a song with the following lyrics:

Without you they could make the sun go cold/Lock me up in a trunk till I grow old/ … without you …
I have a verse or two of it on a worn cassette tape recorded off Radio Good Hope or the SABC English Service sometime in 1981.
I have found it on a Dennis East album on www.worldofcountry.com but the version I have is slightly more up-tempo and has female backing vocals. A friend suggests Tommy Dell or someone of that group of SA country singers. Do you have any idea of who else may have recorded it?

“Without You” was by UK artist Barry Mason and was a hit in South Africa in 1976 reaching number 7 on the Springbok Radio charts

This is a completely different song to the Badfinger / Harry Nilsson / Maria Carey song with the same title.

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The Staccatos

Louis Lawrence wrote:

I wonder if you have information on The Staccatos from 1971 onwards (The lead singer at the time (Steve Lonsdale) left the band in 1971. Do you know who was (or were) the followup lead singer(s). How long did the group then stay active? (or are they still?) Did they realease any more albums?

The Staccatos entry at The SA Rock Encyclopedia

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