Letta Mbulu

Letta Mbulu

Profile:
South African singer, born 23. August 1942 and raised in Soweto.

Already as a teenager she toured as part of the King Kong musical ensemble but left for the USA in the sixties due to the political environment back home, teaming up with Harry Belafonte and Cannonball Adderley. Her voice can also be heard on the soundtrack of the successful TV series "Roots".

Married to Caiphus Semenya, she returned to South Africa after 26 years of self-imposed exile.
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Letta Mbulu Discography

Albums

Letta Mbulu Letta Mbulu Sings (Album) Capitol Records US 1967 Sell This Version
Letta* Free Soul (Album) Capitol Records South Africa 1968 Sell This Version
Letta* Letta (Album) Chisa Records, Inc. US 1970 Sell This Version
VPSX-6077 Harry Belafonte, Letta Mbulu, Ella Mitchell Harry Belafonte, Letta Mbulu, Ella Mitchell - Belafonte ...Live!(2xLP, Gat) RCA Victor VPSX-6077 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
Letta Mbulu Naturally (Album) Fantasy France 1973 Sell This Version
Letta Mbulu There's Music In The Air (Album) A&M Records US 1976 Sell This Version
Letta Mbulu Letta (Album) A&M Records US 1978 Sell This Version
Letta Mbulu Sound Of A Rainbow (Album) CBS South Africa 1980 Sell This Version
Letta Mbulu In The Music The Village Never Ends (Album) Munjale South Africa 1983 Sell This Version
RCI 529 Letta Mbulu Also Featuring Sayyd Abdul Al-Khabyyr Letta Mbulu Also Featuring Sayyd Abdul Al-Khabyyr - An Evening Of African Music(2xLP, Album) Radio Canada International RCI 529 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
CDCOL 8010 Letta Mbulu Not Yet Uhuru(CD, Album) Columbia CDCOL 8010 South Africa 1998 Sell This Version
CDPAR5024 Letta Mbulu Culani Nami(CD, Album) Sony BMG Music Entertainment CDPAR5024 South Africa 2007 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

CH 002 Letta* Little Star / I Haven't Slept(7", Promo) Chisa Records, Inc. CH 002 US 1966 Sell This Version
Letta Mbulu Aredze / Pula Yetla Capitol Records US 1967 Sell This Version
101 Letta Mbulu What's Wrong With Groovin'(7") Random Records (20) 101 US 1967 Sell This Version
Letta* I Won't Weep No More / You Touched Me Chisa Records, Inc. US 1970 Sell This Version
TMS 379 Letta Mbula* I Need Your Love / Mahlalela - (Lazy Bones)(7") Tamla Motown TMS 379 South Africa 1970 Sell This Version
TMS393 Letta Mbulu I'll Never Be The Same(7", Single) Tamla Motown TMS393 South Africa 1973 Sell This Version
CS 845 Letta Mbulu Oluwa / A Time For Us(7") IRC CS 845 South Africa 1975 Sell This Version
Letta Mbulu Music Man / Rainy Day Music A&M Records US 1976 Sell This Version
AMS 7279 Letta Mbulu Let's Go Dancing(7") A&M Records AMS 7279 UK 1976 Sell This Version
1950, 1950-S Letta Mbulu Clouds Of Rain (Maru A Pula)(7", Single, Promo) A&M Records, A&M Records 1950, 1950-S US 1976 Sell This Version
AMS 7286 Letta Mbulu Many Rains Ago (Oluwa)(7", Single) A&M Records AMS 7286 UK 1977 Sell This Version
AMRS 1215 Letta Mbulu Maru A Pula / Rainy Day Music(7", Single) A&M Records AMRS 1215 South Africa 1977 Sell This Version
12213-S-M3 Letta Mbulu Music man(7", Single, TP) A&M Records 12213-S-M3 US 1977 Sell This Version

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