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Nelson Mandela - The Special AKA - Nelson Mandela / Break Down The Door (Vinyl)

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  1. "Nelson Mandela" (known in some versions as "Free Nelson Mandela") is a song written by British musician Jerry Dammers, and performed by band The Special A.K.A. – with lead vocal by Stan Campbell – released on the single "Nelson Mandela"/"Break Down The Door" in Genre: Ska.
  2. Few groups combined politics and dancing as well as England's The Special AKA, as this prophetic classic attests. Ten years later, Mandela would be elected president of South Africa and the racist apartheid system dismantled.
  3. Mar 13,  · Free Nelson Mandela I'm begging you Free Nelson Mandela Twenty-one years in captivity Are you so blind that you cannot see Are you so deaf that you .
  4. Nelson Mandela's name is synonymous with the fight against institutionalized racism. The South African icon's middle name was Rolihlahla, which is the Xhosa language's slang word for haggtratcastheochenspuntyrupopovensea.xyzinfo spent his life living up to the name in the best possible way, acting as both the most famous leader and most revered figurehead of South Africa's anti-apartheid movement.
  5. 7" Single on 45cat: The Special AKA - Nelson Mandela / Break Down The Door - 2 Tone - UK - CHS TT
  6. Dec 03,  · Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about The Special AKA - Nelson Mandela c/w Break Down The Door! at Discogs. Complete your The Special AKA /5().
  7. Continuing as "The Special AKA" (a name they used frequently on earlier Specials releases), a substantially revised Specials line-up issued new material through , including the top 10 UK hit single "Free Nelson Mandela". After this, founder and songwriter Jerry Dammers dissolved the band and pursued political activism.
  8. Dec 05,  · "Free Nelson Mandela" by The Special AKA was a Top 10 hit in the United Kingdom in , and it instantly became the unofficial anthem and .
  9. Amazon Music Unlimited Prime Music CDs & Vinyl Download Store Settings CDs & Vinyl Break Down the Door by The Special AKA. Listen Now $ Of particular interest, here, is the cut Nelson Mandela - recorded when that freedom fighter was stuck in jail on an island, pretty much unknown to much of the world. /5(24).

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