A Promise (Miriam Makeba album)

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A Promise
Studio album by
StudioLes Disques Esperance
GenreWorld music, African music
ProducerMiriam Makeba
Miriam Makeba chronology
Keep Me in Mind
A Promise
Miriam Makeba & Bongi
Professional ratings
Review scores
Encyclopedia of Popular Music3/5 stars[1]

A Promise is a 1974 album by Miriam Makeba.[2] David Axelrod was responsible for the string arrangements.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Angela Makeba and Caiphus Semenya; except where indicated

  1. "Hauteng" 4:50
  2. "Mama Ndiyalila" 3:26
  3. "We Got To Make It" 4:10
  4. "Mama" 4:22
  5. "Promise" 4:44
  6. "Mo Lou Yame" (Traditional) 4:04
  7. "Laguine Guine" (Angela Makeba, Caiphus Semenya, Sekou Kanté) 3:15
  8. "Samba" 5:05
  9. "Quit It" (Traditional) 4:00


  1. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Omnibus Press. ISBN 9780857125958. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  2. ^ Max Mojapelo, Sello Galane - Beyond Memory: Recording the History, Moments and Memories of South Africa 2008