Cape Town – On Wednesday morning, it was announced that South African jazz musician Ray Phiri died.
The veteran of local music made a lasting impact on the industry and was due to perform at this year’s Rocking the Daisies with a slew of other artists excited to share the stage with him.
We’ve rounded up eight songs to remember Phiri and his band Stimela, from Whispers in the Deep to I Hate Telling a Lie.
For those who don’t know, Ray was a self-taught guitarist who has been in the music industry for several decades; listening to him and Stimela play, was a unique experience.
8 Stimela songs to remember SA music legend Ray Phiri:
1. Whispers In The Deep
2. Zwakala (Live)
3. The Unfinished Story (Live)
4. Highland Drifter
6. Where Did we Go Wrong
7. Fire, Passion and Ecstasy
8. I Hate Telling a Lie
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