Miriam Makeba



  • Cover of MBUBE in 1960 - in her Xhosa language; also crediting Linda
  • Cover of HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN, THE in 1960
  • Cover of CHOVE CHUVA in 1965
  • Cover of PHATA PHATA in 1967 - Top 10 R&B & top 20 US, NL & B as Pata Pata, popped-up by Jerry Ragovoy with some English lyrics; became her theme song until the very end; she died of a heart attack on stage in Italy while finishing performing her song
  • Cover of NÃNÃ IMBORÔ in 1967
  • Cover of MALAIKA NAKUPENDA in 1968 - in Swahili
  • Cover of I SHALL BE RELEASED in 1969
  • Cover of I SHALL SING in 1970 - first released version on her album Keep Me In Mind (Reprise), along with a second Van song (Brand New Day)
  • Cover of MY YIDDISHE MOMME in 2020


If you noticed blunt omissions, mis-interpretations or even out-and-out errors,
please let me know:

Arnold Rypens
Rozenlaan 65
B-2840 Reet (Rumst)


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