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The Beach Boys - with Ricky Fataar and Blondie Chaplin in the line up

The groom and the groomsmen could dress like their favorite early rock musicians and the bridesmaids could dress like female icons

Glynis Johns (born 5 October 1923) is a South African-born Welsh stage and film actress, dancer, pianist and singer (notably of "Send in the Clowns", which she originated in Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music, and "Sister Suffragette" which was written for her for Walt Disney's musical motion picture, Mary Poppins written by the Sherman Brothers).

Hugh Ramopolo Masekela (born 4 April 1939) is a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer, and singer.

Shaun Morgan Welgemoed (born 21 December 1978), known publicly as Shaun Morgan, is a South African musician and singer for post-grunge, alternative metal band Seether.

Mary Lou Williams, New York, N.Y., ca. 1946

4/4 time / emily burtner

PJ Harvey

Nina Simone 1984.

John Fogerty/ greatest rock singer in history.

David Byrne


Sonny Stitt (1953) [b.1924 - d.1982]

Zolani Mahola, lead singer of South African Afro-fusion band Freshlyground.

Hugh Masekela - South African musician.

South African singers

Singer Miriam Makeba was the first South African to win a Grammy award. She received the Grammy Award for Best Folk Recording in 1966 together with Harry Belafonte for ‘An Evening With Belafonte/Makeba’. The album dealt with the political plight of black South Africans under apartheid. Also a human rights activist, she was exiled for 30 years. She addressed the General Assembly of the United Nations on two occasions.

Carol Ann Muller, Sathima Bea Benjamin - Musical Echoes: South African Women Thinking in Jazz

African popular musicians

Love! Leaving this town was written by Ricky Fataar,/Chaplin,/C. Wilson/Love. On this 1970s live in concert version (The Beach Boys) Carli Muñoz plays the organ solo.... It is said the this is "the organ solo that shook the world". Crank it up and feel it!