Miriam makeba - pata pata

Miriam makeba - pata pata
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Miriam makeba - pata pata

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Pata Pata was written in Xhosa in 1967 and is Miram Makebas internationally most successful track.It hit postion 14 of the German charts.

On 9 November 2008, she became ill while taking part in a concert organized to support writer Roberto Saviano in his stand against the Camorra, a mafia-like organisation local to the Region of Campania. The concert was being held in Castel Volturno, near Caserta, Italy. Makeba suffered a heart attack after singing her hit song "Pata Pata", and was taken to the "Pineta Grande" clinic where doctors were unable to revive her.

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african | world | female vocalists | africa | world music