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Creation_date 2008-02-15T19:08:39
Subcollections Drum Social Histories
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Keywords Drum Magazine,South Africa,Africa,South African history,black and white image,horizontal,blind people,May,1964,1960s,Sosthinus John Mothuping,musician,guitarist,guitar,jazz,playing,athlete,
Description DM2000021704:SAED:MUSIC:PERSONALITY:MAY1964 - Sosthinus John Mothuping is 18, Blind - Teenager Extraordinary - He plays the piano, guitar, sings and runs his own jazz band. He loves cracking jokes and laughs rauously in a high pitched voice any time something funny is said. Yes, nothing very extraordinary about this, but thruth is Sos is Blind and so are all the band member of his band. He can still afford to laugh although his father Zeph Mothuping has been in jail since 1960 when arrested with the PAC leaders. "My favourite is Ray Charles, of course." Besides music, Sos also runs a Cultural Club at Uncle Tom's Hall. They hold debates, play indoor games to while away time. (Photograph by Drum Photographer Baileys Archives)
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