Captain Mosez

Fly Cherry Fly

Afrosynth
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Re-issued for the very first time. Up until now the Captain Mosez 12" remained a highly sought after S.A. disco obscurity ( apparently going for the big $ on the collector market), but Afrosynth do the right thing in the right way and bring this edition for us all to enjoy. In 1985 a young musician named Moses Mafiri walked into EMI Studios in Johannesburg. Working with Selwyn Shandel, then one of the label’s prolific in-house producers, the two tracks they recorded – ‘Fly Cherry Fly’ and ‘Hey! Hey! Hey!’ - reflect the range of international influences in South Africa’s burgeoning ‘bubblegum’ sound – Italo disco, electro-funk, even rock. “I remember Moses as a very quiet, talented and gentle guy. He never really had a great voice but he used to come up with excellent melodies and lyrical concepts,” remembers Shandel today, admitting that he never saw or heard from him again after that session. Mafiri never released as Captain Mosez again, although he would later resurface in the backing band of internationally renowned Vusi Mahlasela.

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Release Date

12.04.2021

Cat No

AFS046

Tracklist

Track 1
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Track 2
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Track 3
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Track 4
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Afro Disco
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12"
Condry Ziqubu
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Gorilla ManAfrosynth
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Afro Music
12"
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Condry Ziqubu
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Gorilla ManAfrosynth
Afro Disco
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12''
Chicco
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I Need Some Money / We Can DanceAfrosynth
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Afro Music
12''
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Chicco
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I Need Some Money / We Can DanceAfrosynth
Afro Jazz
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2-LP
Various
21.95 €
New HorizonsAfrosynth
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Afro Music
2-LP
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Various
21.95 €
New HorizonsAfrosynth
Afro Disco
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12"
Adaye
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Turn It UpAfrosynth
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Afro Music
12"
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Adaye
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Turn It UpAfrosynth
Afro Disco
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LP
Kamazu
17.95 €
KorobelaAfrosynth
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Afro Music
LP
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Kamazu
17.95 €
KorobelaAfrosynth
Jazz
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2-LP
Alice Coltrane
31.95 €
Kirtan: Turiya SingsImpulse!
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Jazz
2-LP
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Alice Coltrane
31.95 €
Kirtan: Turiya SingsImpulse!
Wave
7''
Futur Z
7.95 €
Electron LibreBeerbird
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Rock / Pop / Indie
7''
Futur Z
7.95 €
Electron LibreBeerbird
Wave
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7"
Bound By Endogamy
10.95 €
Walk with a tumored dogLux Rec
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Rock / Pop / Indie
7"
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Bound By Endogamy
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Walk with a tumored dogLux Rec
Wave
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LP
Kiri-Uu
20.95 €
Creak-WhooshStroom
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Rock / Pop / Indie
LP
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Kiri-Uu
20.95 €
Creak-WhooshStroom
Electronica
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12"
Cucina Povera
11.95 €
SeesteyttaaOffen Music
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Electronica
12"
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Cucina Povera
11.95 €
SeesteyttaaOffen Music
Disco
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7"
El Turronero
12.95 €
New HondoNuNorthern Soul
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Disco
7"
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El Turronero
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New HondoNuNorthern Soul