Welela

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Welela
Studio album by Miriam Makeba
Released 1989
Recorded 1989
Genre World
Length 45:11
Label Phonocomp, Mercury
Producer Sipho Mabuse, Roberto Meglioli
Miriam Makeba chronology
The Queen of African Music
(1987)
Welela
(1989)
Eyes on Tomorrow
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Welela is a Miriam Makeba album mixed at Condulmer Recording Studios in Venice, Italy by Allan Goldberg of Phonocomp in 1989, except for "Pata Pata" which was mixed at Psycho Studio in Milan, February 1990.[when?]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Amampondo" (Miriam Makeba) – 5:20
  2. "African Sunset" (Sipho Mabuse) – 5:49
  3. "Djiu De Galinha" (José Carlos Schwarz) – 4:08
  4. "A luta continua" (Makeba) – 4:40
  5. "Soweto Blues" (Hugh Masekela, S. Todd) – 4:18
  6. "Welela" (Nelson Lee) – 3:18
  7. "Hapo Zamani" (Makeba, Dorothy Masuka) – 4:29
  8. "Pata Pata" (Makeba, Jerry Ragovoy) – 3:53
  9. "Saduva" (Makeba) – 4:43
  10. "Africa" (Keith Mathela) – 4:33

Personnel[edit]

  • Miriam Makeba — Lead vocal
  • Sipho Mabuse, Dorothy Masuka, Doreen Webster — Backing vocals
  • Keith Mathela — Guitars
  • Claude Deppa — Trumpet
  • Claudio Pascoli, Michael "Bami" Rose — Sax
  • Emmanuel "Chulo" Gatewood — Bass
  • Damon Duewhite — Drums
  • Smith Ailar — Percussion

Production[edit]

  • Produced By Sipho Mabuse & Roberto Meglioli
  • Post-Production By Allan Goldberg
  • Recorded & Engineered By Toby Alington & Jean Trenchant
  • Mixed By Sipho Mabuse & Allan Goldberg

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