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Album Review: 'Always With Us,' By Ladysmith Black Mambazo

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo is one of the most well-known, all-male vocal groups in the world. Formed in the '60s, they have won multiple awards and recorded over 50 albums. Their latest release, Always With Us, remembers the life and voice of Nellie Shabalala, the late wife of the group's vocal leader. Reviewer Banning Eyre says Ladysmith Black Mambazo's mark on contemporary music is indelible.
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