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Credit Line Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online
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Keywords South Africa,Drum Magazine,Africa,South African history,black and white image,vertical,January,1959,1950s,Barney Rachabane,black African boy,penny whistles,
Collections Baileys African History Archive
Subcollections Drum Social Histories
Media Id 43_1613
Creation_date 2008-02-15T19:06:12
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Description DM2001101801: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 Bo
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