Hendrik Lebona

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Lebona, who grew up in Winburg, attended the Athlone School for the Blind in Cape Town. With Jimmy Mojopelo and Babsy Mlangeni, he founded the short-lived Black Label. With Babsy Mlangeni, John Mothopeng, Jimmy Mojapelo, and Sy Falatsi, Lebona formed The All Rounders Band. Lebona and the Mlangeni produced by him, which had the hit Sala Emma, ​​were later members of the label Black Artists Management. In 1979, he promoted the career of the pop singer Brenda Fassie and Ezra Ngcukana, whose debut album he produced in 1989. In 1984, he founded his label Khaya Records, where Saitana (Love Fever), "Special Cane Mahlelebe" and bands such as AFUBI (Get Up and Party) and Bayete (Shosholoza). Together with Sipho Mabuse, he supported Paul Simon in his Gravis project in 1985. Furthermore he produced, a. Music by Philip Tabane / Malombo, Barney Rachabane, McCoy Mrubata, African Jazz Pioneers, Jonathan Butler and Jonas Gwangwa (Flowers of the Nation); He also appeared in the documentary Under African Skies (2012). He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award of the South African Music Awards for his work. He has also been a founding member of the South African Blind Musicians Association.
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Hendrik Lebona Discography Tracks

Writing & Arrangement

BMB 43 Hendrik Lebona - Ukuphi Sithado Sami / Nozizwe album art The All Rounders The All Rounders - Ukuphi Sithado Sami / Nozizwe(7", Single) Black Music (4) BMB 43 South Africa 1975 Sell This Version
BMC (E) 545 Hendrik Lebona - Nantsi Le Indoda album art Babsy Mlangeni Babsy Mlangeni - Nantsi Le Indoda(LP, Album) Black Music (4) BMC (E) 545 Mozambique 1979 Sell This Version
12HOPE(C) 100 Hendrik Lebona - Wanna Make Love To You album art Gabriel Maya Someone Loves (as H. Lebona) Gabriel Maya - Wanna Make Love To You(12", Maxi) Hope Records (5) 12HOPE(C) 100 South Africa 1984 Sell This Version
HOPE (E) 3006 Hendrik Lebona - Caroline Fassie album art Caroline Fassie Give And Take (as H. Lebona) and 7 more… Caroline Fassie - Caroline Fassie(LP, Album) Hope Records (5) HOPE (E) 3006 South Africa 1988 Sell This Version
12HOPE (A) 116 Hendrik Lebona - Tough, Enough / The Beat Goes On album art Caroline Fassie The Beat Goes On (as H. Lebona) and 1 more… Caroline Fassie - Tough, Enough / The Beat Goes On(12", Promo) Hope Record Company 12HOPE (A) 116 South Africa 1988 Sell This Version

Production

BMC (E) 543 Hendrik Lebona - Melaetsa Ya album art Babsy Mlangeni Babsy Mlangeni - Melaetsa Ya(LP, Album) Black Music (4) BMC (E) 543 Mozambique 1977 Sell This Version
V2113 Hendrik Lebona - Rhythm Of Resistance - Music Of Black South Africa album art Various Jesu Otsohile (as Hendrik 'Koloi' Lebona) Various - Rhythm Of Resistance - Music Of Black South Africa(LP, Comp) Virgin V2113 UK 1979 Sell This Version
BMC (E) 545 Hendrik Lebona - Nantsi Le Indoda album art Babsy Mlangeni Babsy Mlangeni - Nantsi Le Indoda(LP, Album) Black Music (4) BMC (E) 545 Mozambique 1979 Sell This Version
RTS 601 Hendrik Lebona - Happy Feeling / Song Of Joy album art Afubi Afubi - Happy Feeling / Song Of Joy(12", Maxi) Righttrack RTS 601 South Africa 1983 Sell This Version
12HOPE(C) 100 Hendrik Lebona - Wanna Make Love To You album art Gabriel Maya Gabriel Maya - Wanna Make Love To You(12", Maxi) Hope Records (5) 12HOPE(C) 100 South Africa 1984 Sell This Version
Hendrik Lebona - 7th Avenue album art Jonathan Butler Jonathan Butler - 7th Avenue (Comp) Mountain Records (2), Widder Musik Germany 1988 Sell This Version
12HOPE (A) 116 Hendrik Lebona - Tough, Enough / The Beat Goes On album art Caroline Fassie Caroline Fassie - Tough, Enough / The Beat Goes On(12", Promo) Hope Record Company 12HOPE (A) 116 South Africa 1988 Sell This Version
HOPE (E) 3006 Hendrik Lebona - Caroline Fassie album art Caroline Fassie Caroline Fassie - Caroline Fassie(LP, Album) Hope Records (5) HOPE (E) 3006 South Africa 1988 Sell This Version