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This is so beautiful that I just had to share it with you. Please take a moment to hit play, sit back and enjoy it too.
The Soweto Gospel Choir had scheduled a performance of James Brown's I Feel Good last weekend, but when Nelson Mandela died on Dec. 5 at age 95, their plans changed.
Dressed as employees at a Woolworths grocery story in Pretoria, members of the choir surprised shoppers with a stirring rendition of Asimbonanga, a Mandela tribute song from 1987 by musician Johnny Clegg.
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Woolworths said "On Saturday, 7 December 2013, Woolworths had planned a performance at our Parkview store in Pretoria to support our Operation Smile Christmas campaign. The Soweto Gospel Choir's planned a rendition of James Brown's I Feel Good. But, after Madiba's passing the choir decided on a tribute instead. They chose Johnny Clegg's Asimbonanga"
Click here for a translation of the lyrics.
Published By: Rosie
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