Shabalala, who died Feb. 11, fronted of the South African a capella group. He spoke with Terry Gross in 1991 about collaborating with Paul Simon on Graceland and growing up on a farm. This is FRESH AIR.
Joseph Shabalala, founder of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, whose work with Paul Simon brought them global fame – obituary
Joseph Shabalala, who has died aged 78, founded the South African vocal group Ladysmith Black Mambazo; the band found global fame with their lush harmonies in 1986 thanks to their work on Paul Simon’s