Sugar Man in Vrouekeur, 22nd March 2013

Sugar Man in Vrouekeur, 22nd March 2013
Sugar Man in Vrouekeur, 22nd March 2013

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Die Vloek Van Die Kitaar: 18 Afrikaanse Rockers 1979-2001

Die Vloek Van Die Kitaar 1979-2001
Die Vloek Van Die Kitaar 1979-2001

This CD compiled by Dirk Uys in March 2002, and released by EMI in May 2002, is now long out-of-print, but inspired by Marq Vas I have linked to the songs that are available to download on Rhythm Music Store.

This album collected the A to Z of Afrikaans Rock (from Akkedis to Karen Zoid) at the time, as well as most of its genres like blues, boogie, industrial, punk, hip hop, rap, reggae, metal and more.

I seem to remember Dirk telling me at the time that he would have liked to include a David Kramer  song but wasn’t able to get permission. Not sure what song it was, but I have included David Kramer’s Bokkie Bokkie as a digital bonus track.

Artists – Tracks

  1. Anton Goosen – Blommetjie gedenk aan my
  2. Spinnekop – Tiger en Louise
  3. Akkedis – Cybersurferraver
  4. Koos Kombuis – Kaalvoet
  5. Karen Zoid – Afrikaners is plesierig
  6. Springbok Nude Girls – Pappa ek wil ‘n popster word
  7. Beeskraal – Strate van Pretoria
  8. Bernoldus Niemand – Boksburg bommer
  9. Valiant Swart – Gange van Babylon
  10. Piet Botha – Goeienag generaal
  11. Koos Kombuis – Bomskok babelaas
  12. Raaskopleef – Elektrisiteit
  13. Bernoldus Niemand – Reggae vibes is cool
  14. Spinnekop – Maanskyn
  15. Valiant Swart – Vloek van die kitaar
  16. Akkedis – Anderkant die berg
  17. Brasse van die Kaap – Cape flats
  18. Battery 9 – Twyfelaar

Digital Bonus Track

David Kramer – Bokkie Bokkie

This song has English verses and an Afrikaans chorus. The original version was released on the Original Mountain Rockers compilation in 1980. David re-recorded it in 1981 for his Bakgat! album.

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Jennifer Ferguson – Angel Fish

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Koos Kombuis – Lisa se Klavier

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Deep Fried Man – No More Trouble

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Die Heuwels Fantasties – Our Heritage

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aKING – The Heart Of A Fool

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Download Listen Now

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Koos Kombuis – Lisa se Klavier

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Download Listen Now

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