Harari

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Formed in the late sixties and originally known as The Beaters, the South African group consisting of guitarists Selby Ntuli and Saitana (real name: Monty Ndimande), bassist Alec Khaoli and drummer Sipho Mabuse decided to change their name to Harari during a tour through Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in 1976. The name is taken from a township outside Salisbury (which is now the capital, Harare).

With their afro-rock/funk/fusion style they achieved huge successes back home and in the neighbouring states, and they were the first local black pop/rock band to appear on South African TV.

Their label, Gallo, struck a two-album deal with the US A&M and their 1980 single, "Party", entered the American Disco Hot 100 in 1982.

However, by 1984 the group had disbanded, and the members launched successful solo careers.
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Harari Discography Tracks

Albums

Harari - Rufaro Happiness album art Harari Rufaro Happiness (Album) The Sun South Africa 1976 Sell This Version
GL 1930 Harari - Genesis album art Harari Genesis(LP, Album) Gallo GL 1930 South Africa 1977 Sell This Version
ML 4236 Harari - Manana album art Harari Manana(LP, Album) Gallo ML 4236 South Africa 1978 Sell This Version
Harari - Kala Harari Rock album art Harari Kala Harari Rock (Album) Gallo South Africa 1979 Sell This Version
Harari - Heatwave album art Harari Heatwave (Album) Gallo Mozambique 1980 Sell This Version
Harari - Harari album art Harari Harari (Comp, Album) A&M Records, A&M Records US 1980 Sell This Version
ML 4537 Harari - Flying Out album art Harari Flying Out(LP, Album) Gallo Records ML 4537 South Africa 1981 Sell This Version
ML 4636 Harari - Home Brew album art Harari Home Brew(LP, Album) Rufaro ML 4636 South Africa 1982 Sell This Version
HUL 501 Harari - Street Sounds album art Harari Street Sounds(LP, Album) Gallo Records HUL 501 South Africa 1983 Sell This Version
Harari - Set Me Free album art Harari Set Me Free (MiniAlbum) Gallo Kenya 1984 Sell This Version
Harari - Heartbeat album art Harari Heartbeat (Album, MiniAlbum) Rufaro South Africa 1985 Sell This Version
HUL 40130 Harari - Bad Boys album art Harari Bad Boys(LP, Album) Gallo HUL 40130 South Africa 1986 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

PD 1787 Harari - Give / Kalahari Rock album art Harari Give / Kalahari Rock(7", Single) Gallo PD 1787 South Africa 1979 Sell This Version
Harari - Party album art Harari Party A&M Records US 1980 Sell This Version
PD 1895 Harari - Party / Good Vibes album art Harari Party / Good Vibes(7", Single) Gallo PD 1895 South Africa 1980 Sell This Version
PD 1880 Harari - Party / Soul Fire album art Harari Party / Soul Fire(7", Single) Gallo PD 1880 Zimbabwe 1980 Sell This Version
AIT-HIT 25 Harari - Party album art Harari Party(7") A.I.T. Records AIT-HIT 25 Kenya 1980 Sell This Version
PD 1925 Harari Soul Fire(7", Single) Gallo PD 1925 South Africa 1981 Sell This Version
PD 2090, ABC 10974 Harari Madala(7", Single) Rufaro, Gallo (Africa) Ltd. PD 2090, ABC 10974 South Africa 1982 Sell This Version
PD 2023 Harari - (Get Up And) Dance / Good Vibes album art Harari (Get Up And) Dance / Good Vibes(7") Gallo PD 2023 South Africa 1982 Sell This Version
XPD 2168 Harari - Harari album art Harari Harari(12", Single) Gallo XPD 2168 Mozambique 1983 Sell This Version
XPD 2168, RBM 014 Harari - Boogie Through The Night (Sipho Masube) / Dance (Dub) album art Harari, Pat Shange Harari, Pat Shange - Boogie Through The Night (Sipho Masube) / Dance (Dub)(12") Gallo, Gallo XPD 2168, RBM 014 Mozambique 1983 Sell This Version
PD 2167 Harari - Boogie Through The Night / Funky Kunga album art Harari Boogie Through The Night / Funky Kunga(7", Single) Rufaro PD 2167 South Africa 1983 Sell This Version
PD 2151 Harari Winning (7", Single) Rufaro PD 2151 Zimbabwe 1983 Sell This Version
XPD 2168 Harari - Boogie Through The Night album art Harari Boogie Through The Night(12", Maxi) Rufaro XPD 2168 South Africa 1983 Sell This Version

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