P. K. Chishala

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Peter Kalumba Chishala (-1995) was a prominent Zambian musician.[1] P.K. Chishala & the Great Pekachi Band were among bands leading the first wave of kalindula music along with Junior Mulemena Boys, and the Masasu Band.[2] His protest songs include "Common Man" from the fourth album Umwaume walutuku.[3][4]


  1. ^ Re-Presenting Disability: Activism and Agency in the Museum Richard Sandell, Jocelyn Dodd, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson - 2013 Page 59 1136616489 "... folk singer and a blind man who was not only a successful musician but the country's only disabled person to become a Minister in the Zambian government during the late 1980s, and another prominent blind musician, P. K. Chishala."
  2. ^ Simon Broughton, Mark Ellingham, Richard Trillo World Music: Africa, Europe and the Middle East 1999 - Page 704 1858286352 "The first wave of kalindula was spearheaded by Junior Mulemena Boys, P.K. Chishala & the Great Pekachi Band, the Masasu Band, Serenje Kalindula and the Oliya Band - and stimulated sufficient interest for British tours. By the late 1980s, ."
  3. ^ Leonard Koloko ZAMBIAN MUSIC LEGENDS 1470953358 2012 Page 281 "PK Chishala's fourth and last album was again a controversial piece of work, this time from a socio-cultural point of view.... Common Man (Teal Record Company, 1993) 4. p.281
  4. ^ All Africa,"Remembering P K Chishala", All Africa, 16 March 2013