Bapsy Mlangeni: Alive and kicking

The name Bapsy Mlangeni is synonymous with ‘60s music. Many of his followers have realised the blind musician has been missing in action. Staff Writer CHIPPA LEGODIMO who grew up listening to his music was pleasantly surprised to meet the ‘60 and ‘70s icon in Tlokweng recently

As I went through Facebook last week, I came across an advert on a friend’s timeline promoting The Legends Music Festival at Millennium Restaurant in Mogoditshane.  One of the names that struck me was that of Bapsy Mlangeni. “Ah, this man is still alive,” I exclaimed as I enlarged the picture to see properly.

The other four names in the advert did not strike me as such, for I had recently attended a show where Neo Maphaka, the former CJB lead singer featured.  Also I am friends with Thabile Mazolwana, Table Madiba and Phamela Nkutha on Facebook.

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