AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

The Genuines music videos

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Music / The Struggle

In the 1980s The Genuines (“South Africa’s only black rock band“) ruled protest band music in Cape Town. (They had some competition from jazzmen Robbie Jansen, Basil Coetzee and  to some extent from white rockers Bright Blue). The Genuines consisted of the very talented Mac McKenzie (bass and leader), Hilton Schilder (keyboard player), Gerard O’Brien (guitar) and Ian Herman