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 Bunny (Barney) Rachabane - Pennywhistler Kid
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Title Bunny (Barney) Rachabane - Pennywhistler Kid
Model Release MR-NON
Branded_id dm2000021420
Populated 1
Media Type image
Bit Depth 8
Pixel Size 2114 x 1975
Credit Line Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online
Keywords Drum Magazine, South Africa, Africa, South African history, black and white image, Alexandra Bright Boys, square, 1950s, 1959, January, Pennywhistler Kid, Bunny (Barney) Rachabane, Alexandra Junior All Stars, Johannesburg, Gauteng, Alexandra, music, performers, artists, black African boys, townships, black African men, Drum Photographer,
Collections Baileys African History Archive
Browse_path Bailey's African History Archive/Drum Social Histories
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Compressed File Size 2516582.4
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Description DM2000021420:GCP:MUSIC:PERSONALITY:JAN1959 - Bunny (Barney) Rachabane - Pennywhistler Kid - He will Play In London - This is 10 year old Bunny Rachabane of Alexandra Township. Bunny hit the news resently when his group, the Alexandra Junior All Stars, was stranded in Cape Town after appearing in Lofty Adam's 'Africa Sings!' The Union of Southern African Artists came to the rescue and sent the boys money to come home to the Rand. Immediately they were back they were plunged right into the 'Township Jazz.' One of the parts in Leon Gluckman's big musical production, 'King Kong' will be played by tiny, 10 year old Bunny Rachabane, Pennywhistler from Alexandra. Now in rehearsal, Bunny Rachabane and his four partners the Alexandra Bright Boys are sweating it out as hard as the big professionals. Bunny will be playing the part of a small time pennywhistler who has his own piped version of the theme song 'King Kong '. His troup the Alexandra Bright B
Ingestion_path's African History Archive/Drum Social Histories
Royalty Free No
Subcollections Drum Social Histories
Media Id 43_1600
Creation_date 2008-02-15T20:10:18
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Bit_depth 8
Pixel_size 2114 x 1975
Credit_line Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online
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Royalty_free No
Media_id 43_1600