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Playlist of Josef Marais

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  • SARIE MARAIS by Josef Marais 1939 South African Folk Song

    3:04

    More South African folks songs by Josef Marais, recorded in 1939 and released on DECCA label 78 rpm 3 record album set, Songs of the South African Veld. Decca album No 113. Enjoy!

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  • THE ZULU WARRIOR by Josef Marais, recorded in 1946 South African Folk Song

    2:25

    Josef Marais sings South African traditional folk ballads and original songs. This is one of fifteen tunes from an early album set of 78 rpm records on the DECCA label, released in 1946. This is his third album, but his first teamed with Miranda. She sings in only three of the fifteen tunes presented in this album. Wasn't long before they married and went on to perform before sold out audiences for the next 30 years.

    These are pretty much the original cuts of these songs, though many were re-recorded in the 1950s and 1960s with large orchestras. These earlier recordings are hard to find and have the charm these songs are suppose to have, in my humble opinion.

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  • SUGARBUSH by Josef Marais, recorded in 1946 South African Folk Song

    1:55

    Josef Marais sings South African traditional folk ballads and original songs. This is one of fifteen tunes from an early album set of 78 rpm records on the DECCA label, released in 1946. This is his third album, but his first teamed with Miranda. She sings in only three of the fifteen tunes presented in this album. Wasn't long before they married and went on to perform before sold out audiences for the next 30 years.

    These are pretty much the original cuts of these songs, though many were re-recorded in the 1950s and 1960s with large orchestras. These earlier recordings are hard to find and have the charm these songs are suppose to have, in my humble opinion.

  • THE WANDERERS SONG by Josef Marais, recorded in 1946 South African Folk Song

    1:53

    Josef Marais sings South African traditional folk ballads and original songs. This is one of fifteen tunes from an early album set of 78 rpm records on the DECCA label, released in 1946. This is his third album, but his first teamed with Miranda. She sings in only three of the fifteen tunes presented in this album. Wasn't long before they married and went on to perform before sold out audiences for the next 30 years.

    These are pretty much the original cuts of these songs, though many were re-recorded in the 1950s and 1960s with large orchestras. These earlier recordings are hard to find and have the charm these songs are suppose to have, in my humble opinion.

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  • BRANDY LEAVE ME ALONE by Josef Marais 1939 South African Folk Song

    2:01

    More South African folks songs by Josef Marais, recorded in 1939 and released on DECCA label 78 rpm 3 record album set, Songs of the South African Veld. Decca album No 113. Enjoy!

  • TANTE KOBA by Josef Marais 1939

    1:35

    More South African folks songs by Josef Marais, recorded in 1939 and released on DECCA label 78 rpm 3 record album set, Songs of the South African Veld. Decca album No 113. Enjoy!

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  • Marais & Miranda -- Riding Down from Bangor

    2:27

    Marais & Miranda
    Josef Marais y Miranda fueron cantantes de baladas. Nativos de Sudáfrica inmigraron a EE.UU., y se reunieron durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, mientras trabajaban en la Oficina de Información de Guerra.

    Unieron sus talentos musicales, se enamoraron, y construyeron una sociedad conyugal y musical. Se presentaron por primera vez ante los públicos más especializados que asistían a los clubes de música folk en Nueva York , como el Village Vanguard.
    Sin embargo, su popularidad creció rápidamente, no sólo en los EE.UU. sino en todo el mundo, y dio lugar a un público fiel que ha persistido desde 1945 hasta el presente.

    Su repertorio abarca una ecléctica selección de baladas folk, canciones de arte, música indígena, y composiciones originales, cantadas en el idioma original así como adaptaciones inglesas con los arreglos de Josef.

    Ya fuera una adaptación o una canción original su manera de interpretar era única con su estilo completamente propio. Sus voces se mezclan con maestría con la guitarra de Joséf mientras que Miranda a menudo proporciona acompañamiento rítmico con instrumentos indígenas.
    Juntos, infaliblemente expresaron su alegría por la música y su entusiasmo por vivir.
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  • Aunt Minas Cooking the Sirup Josef Marais = South African Folk Song LYRICS HERE

    2:31

    Aunt Mina's Cooking the Sirup (1946) Josef Marais = South African Folk Song LYRICS HERE


    Aunt Mina's Cooking the Sirup

    Josef Marais

    Recorded in 1946

    South African Folk Song

  • THERE COMES ALIBAMA by Josef Marais, recorded in 1941 South African Folk Song

    1:39

    Josef Marais sings South African traditional folk ballads and original songs. This is one of fifteen tunes from an early album set of 78 rpm records on the DECCA label, released in 1946. This is his third album, but his first teamed with Miranda. She sings in only three of the fifteen tunes presented in this album. Wasn't long before they married and went on to perform before sold out audiences for the next 30 years.

    These are pretty much the original cuts of these songs, though many were re-recorded in the 1950s and 1960s with large orchestras. These earlier recordings are hard to find and have the charm these songs are suppose to have, in my humble opinion.

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  • STELLENBOSCH BOYS by Josef Marais 1939 South African Folk Song

    1:32

    More South African folks songs by Josef Marais, recorded in 1939 and released on DECCA label 78 rpm 3 record album set, Songs of the South African Veld. Decca album No 113. Enjoy!

  • HERE AM I by Josef Marais 1939 South African Folk Song

    3:07

    More South African folks songs by Josef Marais, recorded in 1939 and released on DECCA label 78 rpm 3 record album set, Songs of the South African Veld. Decca album No 113. Enjoy!

  • TRAIN TO KIMBERLY by Josef Marais, recorded in 1941 South African Folk Song

    1:20

    Josef Marais sings South African traditional folk ballads and original songs. This is one of fifteen tunes from an early album set of 78 rpm records on the DECCA label, released in 1946. This is his third album, but his first teamed with Miranda. She sings in only three of the fifteen tunes presented in this album. Wasn't long before they married and went on to perform before sold out audiences for the next 30 years.

    These are pretty much the original cuts of these songs, though many were re-recorded in the 1950s and 1960s with large orchestras. These earlier recordings are hard to find and have the charm these songs are suppose to have, in my humble opinion.

  • PACK YOUR THINGS AND TREK by Josef Marais 1939 South African Folk Song

    1:12

    More South African folks songs by Josef Marais, recorded in 1939 and released on DECCA label 78 rpm 3 record album set, Songs of the South African Veld. Decca album No 113. Enjoy!

  • MA SAYS PA SAYS by Josef Marais, recorded in 1940 South African Folk Song

    2:48

    Josef Marais sings South African traditional folk ballads and original songs. This is one of fifteen tunes from an early album set of 78 rpm records on the DECCA label, released in 1946. This is his third album, but his first teamed with Miranda. She sings in only three of the fifteen tunes presented in this album. Wasn't long before they married and went on to perform before sold out audiences for the next 30 years.

    These are pretty much the original cuts of these songs, though many were re-recorded in the 1950s and 1960s with large orchestras. These earlier recordings are hard to find and have the charm these songs are suppose to have, in my humble opinion.

  • JAN PIERIEWIET by Josef Marais, recorded in 1941 South African Folk Song

    2:46

    Josef Marais sings South African traditional folk ballads and original songs. This is one of fifteen tunes from an early album set of 78 rpm records on the DECCA label, released in 1946. This is his third album, but his first teamed with Miranda. She sings in only three of the fifteen tunes presented in this album. Wasn't long before they married and went on to perform before sold out audiences for the next 30 years.

    These are pretty much the original cuts of these songs, though many were re-recorded in the 1950s and 1960s with large orchestras. These earlier recordings are hard to find and have the charm these songs are suppose to have, in my humble opinion.

  • THE CAPETOWN GIRLS by Josef Marais, recorded in 1946 South African Folk Song

    1:18

    Josef Marais sings South African traditional folk ballads and original songs. This is one of fifteen tunes from an early album set of 78 rpm records on the DECCA label, released in 1946. This is his third album, but his first teamed with Miranda. She sings in only three of the fifteen tunes presented in this album. Wasn't long before they married and went on to perform before sold out audiences for the next 30 years.

    These are pretty much the original cuts of these songs, though many were re-recorded in the 1950s and 1960s with large orchestras. These earlier recordings are hard to find and have the charm these songs are suppose to have, in my humble opinion.

  • HENRIETTAS WEDDING by Josef Marais 1939 South African Folk Song

    2:44

    More South African folks songs by Josef Marais, recorded in 1939 and released on DECCA label 78 rpm 3 record album set, Songs of the South African Veld. Decca album No 113. Enjoy!

  • 831. Marching to Pretoria

    1:28

    This Afrikaans song from the Boer war was translated into English by Josef Marais of the duo, Marais and Miranda.

    Josef Marais writes in their collection World Folk Songs (1964):

    In 1939 I introduced this song to American radio audiences over NBC's Blue Network. Pretoria, of course, was the important objective of the British during the Boer War of 1901, the last of the so-called gentlemen's wars. As both sides sang it, there was no recognizable set way of performance. I wrote English verses and a definitive musical adaptation which, to my delight, has captured the enthusiasm of school and college students across the U.S.A.

    I first heard this sung by The Weavers.

    Lyrics and chords of this song can be found here:

    You can see a playlist of my songs from Asia, Africa and the Middle East here:


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  • PRETTY KITTY by Josef Marais and Miranda, recorded in 1946 South African Folk Song

    3:07

    Josef Marais sings South African traditional folk ballads and original songs. This is one of fifteen tunes from an early album set of 78 rpm records on the DECCA label, released in 1946. This is his third album, but his first teamed with Miranda. She sings in only three of the fifteen tunes presented in this album. Wasn't long before they married and went on to perform before sold out audiences for the next 30 years.

    These are pretty much the original cuts of these songs, though many were re-recorded in the 1950s and 1960s with large orchestras. These earlier recordings are hard to find and have the charm these songs are suppose to have, in my humble opinion.

  • COME WALK WITH ME TONIGHT by Josef Marais, recorded in 1946 South African Song

    1:25

    Josef Marais sings South African traditional folk ballads and original songs. This is one of fifteen tunes from an early album set of 78 rpm records on the DECCA label, released in 1946. This is his third album, but his first teamed with Miranda. She sings in only three of the fifteen tunes presented in this album. Wasn't long before they married and went on to perform before sold out audiences for the next 30 years.

    These are pretty much the original cuts of these songs, though many were re-recorded in the 1950s and 1960s with large orchestras. These earlier recordings are hard to find and have the charm these songs are suppose to have, in my humble opinion.

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  • WALTZING MATILDA by Josef Marais and Miranda

    2:30

    WALTZING MATILDA by Josef Marais and Miranda

  • Josef Marais And Miranda - When it Rains

    2:37

    Nice one from this mysterious South African folk duo, recorded in the UK in 1959 with Joe Meek (!) on production (and percussion), and subsequently released on various US budget labels. It was included on the album 'Go Native' on Kapp and on 'South African Folk Songs' on Harmony.

  • Sarie Marais

    3:02

    Provided to YouTube by The state51 Conspiracy

    Sarie Marais · Josef Marais

    Songs of the South African Veld

    ℗ 2019 TP4 Music

    Released on: 2019-01-06

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  • Marching to Pretoria

    2:59

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    Marching to Pretoria · Josef Marais

    Songs from the Veld

    ℗ 2010 Smith & Co

    Released on: 2010-12-27

    Music Publisher: copyright control

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  • PITY THE POOR PATAT by Josef Marais, South African Folk Song recorded in 1946

    3:06

    Josef Marais sings South African traditional folk ballads and original songs. This is one of fifteen tunes from an early album set of 78 rpm records on the DECCA label, released in 1946. This is his third album, but his first teamed with Miranda. She sings in only three of the fifteen tunes presented in this album. Wasn't long before they married and went on to perform before sold out audiences for the next 30 years.

    These are pretty much the original cuts of these songs, though many were re-recorded in the 1950s and 1960s with large orchestras. These earlier recordings are hard to find and have the charm these songs are suppose to have, in my humble opinion.

  • STAY POLLY STAY by Josef Marais 1939 South African Folk Song

    2:49

    More South African folks songs by Josef Marais, recorded in 1939 and released on DECCA label 78 rpm 3 record album set, Songs of the South African Veld. Decca album No 113. Enjoy!

  • AUNT MINAS COOKING THE SIRUP by Josef Marais, recorded in 1946 South African Folk Song

    2:27

    Josef Marais sings South African traditional folk ballads and original songs. This is one of fifteen tunes from an early album set of 78 rpm records on the DECCA label, released in 1946. This is his third album, but his first teamed with Miranda. She sings in only three of the fifteen tunes presented in this album. Wasn't long before they married and went on to perform before sold out audiences for the next 30 years.

    These are pretty much the original cuts of these songs, though many were re-recorded in the 1950s and 1960s with large orchestras. These earlier recordings are hard to find and have the charm these songs are suppose to have, in my humble opinion.

  • OLD JOHNNIE GOGGABIE by Josef Marais and Miranda, recorded in 1946 South African Folk Song

    3:03

    Josef Marais sings South African traditional folk ballads and original songs. This is one of fifteen tunes from an early album set of 78 rpm records on the DECCA label, released in 1946. This is his third album, but his first teamed with Miranda. She sings in only three of the fifteen tunes presented in this album. Wasn't long before they married and went on to perform before sold out audiences for the next 30 years.

    These are pretty much the original cuts of these songs, though many were re-recorded in the 1950s and 1960s with large orchestras. These earlier recordings are hard to find and have the charm these songs are suppose to have, in my humble opinion.

  • Old Johnnie Goggabie Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band with Miranda on Decca 23689

    3:04

    Old Johnnie Goggabie Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band with Miranda on Decca 23689

  • Josef Marais - Auntie Nins Cooking Syrup

    2:33

    Released on the Decca record label, the song is Auntie Nin's Cooking Syrup by Josef Marais.

    This 78 rpm record was cleaned, then digitized using professional archive-level equipment. It's time-consuming work, but rewarding. If you enjoy the content I offer, please consider supporting my efforts on Patreon:

  • Joseph Marais and Miranda revisit the South African Veld, with the Bushveld Band

    44:33

  • THE CHERRIES by Josef Marais and Miranda

    2:09

    THE CHERRIES by Josef Marais and Miranda, a South African folk song. Enjoy!

  • WHEN WILL WE BE MARRIED GERTJIE by Josef Marais and Miranda 1946

    3:22

    Josef Marais sings South African traditional folk ballads and original songs. This is one of fifteen tunes from an early album set of 78 rpm records on the DECCA label, released in 1946. This is his third album, but his first teamed with Miranda. She sings in only three of the fifteen tunes presented in this album. Wasn't long before they married and went on to perform before sold out audiences for the next 30 years.

    These are pretty much the original cuts of these songs, though many were re-recorded in the 1950s and 1960s with large orchestras. These earlier recordings are hard to find and have the charm these songs are suppose to have, in my humble opinion.

  • Exotica - JOSEF MARAIS & MIRANDA - I Ha She - FONTANA H225 UK 1959 South Africa Exotica Vocal

    2:40

    Very Strange Exotica Vocal! UK recorded track by prolific South African artists. ~~~ real Value is £20, ignore the dreamer... One we first found around 1990, nobody even bothered with 45s like that then...

    Apparently engineered by Joe Meek

  • Jan Pierewiet

    2:49

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    Jan Pierewiet · Josef Marais

    Songs from the Veld

    ℗ 2010 Smith & Co

    Released on: 2010-12-27

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  • Theres the Cape Cart

    2:31

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    There's the Cape Cart · Josef Marais

    Songs from the Veld

    ℗ 2010 Smith & Co

    Released on: 2010-12-27

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  • JOHNNIE WITH THE BANDY LEGS by Josef Marais and Miranda

    3:04

    JOHNNIE WITH THE BANDY LEGS, a South African folk song, performed by Josef Marais and Miranda

  • Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band - Auntie Minas Cooking the Sirup.wmv

    2:29

    Rare 78 rpm - Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band - Auntie Mina's Cooking the Sirup. This is a folk song from a 78 rpm record that I own.
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  • IHASHE by Josef Marais and Miranda

    2:48

    IHASHE by Josef Marais and Miranda (Zulu Chant)

  • Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band and Miranda - Pretty Kitty.wmv

    3:07

    Rare 78 rpm - Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band and Miranda - 1946 This is a folk song from a 78rpm that i own.
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  • Train to Kimberley

    1:22

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    Train to Kimberley · Josef Marais

    Songs from the Veld

    ℗ 2010 Smith & Co

    Released on: 2010-12-27

    Music Publisher: copyright control

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  • Stellenbosch Boys

    1:34

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    Stellenbosch Boys · Josef Marais

    Songs of the South African Veld

    ℗ 2019 TP4 Music

    Released on: 2019-01-06

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  • Marching to Pretoria

    2:39

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    Marching to Pretoria · Marais & Miranda

    Joseph Marais & Miranda Revisit the South African Veld with the Bushveld Band

    ℗ 2013 Essential World Masters

    Released on: 2013-07-20

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  • Marais & Miranda -- Follow My Bangalorey Man

    1:32

    Marais & Miranda
    Josef Marais y Miranda fueron cantantes de baladas. Nativos de Sudáfrica inmigraron a EE.UU., y se reunieron durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, mientras trabajaban en la Oficina de Información de Guerra.

    Unieron sus talentos musicales, se enamoraron, y construyeron una sociedad conyugal y musical. Se presentaron por primera vez ante los públicos más especializados que asistían a los clubes de música folk en Nueva York , como el Village Vanguard.
    Sin embargo, su popularidad creció rápidamente, no sólo en los EE.UU. sino en todo el mundo, y dio lugar a un público fiel que ha persistido desde 1945 hasta el presente.

    Su repertorio abarca una ecléctica selección de baladas folk, canciones de arte, música indígena, y composiciones originales, cantadas en el idioma original así como adaptaciones inglesas con los arreglos de Josef.

    Ya fuera una adaptación o una canción original su manera de interpretar era única con su estilo completamente propio. Sus voces se mezclan con maestría con la guitarra de Joséf mientras que Miranda a menudo proporciona acompañamiento rítmico con instrumentos indígenas.
    Juntos, infaliblemente expresaron su alegría por la música y su entusiasmo por vivir.
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  • Marais & Miranda -- Gold and Silver

    3:08

    Marais & Miranda
    Josef Marais y Miranda fueron cantantes de baladas. Nativos de Sudáfrica inmigraron a EE.UU., y se reunieron durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, mientras trabajaban en la Oficina de Información de Guerra.

    Unieron sus talentos musicales, se enamoraron, y construyeron una sociedad conyugal y musical. Se presentaron por primera vez ante los públicos más especializados que asistían a los clubes de música folk en Nueva York , como el Village Vanguard.
    Sin embargo, su popularidad creció rápidamente, no sólo en los EE.UU. sino en todo el mundo, y dio lugar a un público fiel que ha persistido desde 1945 hasta el presente.

    Su repertorio abarca una ecléctica selección de baladas folk, canciones de arte, música indígena, y composiciones originales, cantadas en el idioma original así como adaptaciones inglesas con los arreglos de Josef.

    Ya fuera una adaptación o una canción original su manera de interpretar era única con su estilo completamente propio. Sus voces se mezclan con maestría con la guitarra de Joséf mientras que Miranda a menudo proporciona acompañamiento rítmico con instrumentos indígenas.
    Juntos, infaliblemente expresaron su alegría por la música y su entusiasmo por vivir.
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  • Marais & Miranda -- A Rose Fell Down from Heaven

    2:53

    Marais & Miranda
    Josef Marais y Miranda fueron cantantes de baladas. Nativos de Sudáfrica inmigraron a EE.UU., y se reunieron durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, mientras trabajaban en la Oficina de Información de Guerra.

    Unieron sus talentos musicales, se enamoraron, y construyeron una sociedad conyugal y musical. Se presentaron por primera vez ante los públicos más especializados que asistían a los clubes de música folk en Nueva York , como el Village Vanguard.
    Sin embargo, su popularidad creció rápidamente, no sólo en los EE.UU. sino en todo el mundo, y dio lugar a un público fiel que ha persistido desde 1945 hasta el presente.

    Su repertorio abarca una ecléctica selección de baladas folk, canciones de arte, música indígena, y composiciones originales, cantadas en el idioma original así como adaptaciones inglesas con los arreglos de Josef.

    Ya fuera una adaptación o una canción original su manera de interpretar era única con su estilo completamente propio. Sus voces se mezclan con maestría con la guitarra de Joséf mientras que Miranda a menudo proporciona acompañamiento rítmico con instrumentos indígenas.
    Juntos, infaliblemente expresaron su alegría por la música y su entusiasmo por vivir.
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  • Meisiesfontein

    3:20

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    Meisiesfontein · Josef Marais

    Songs from the Veld

    ℗ 2010 Smith & Co

    Released on: 2010-12-27

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  • The Zulu Warrior

    2:48

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    The Zulu Warrior · Marais & Miranda

    Joseph Marais & Miranda Revisit the South African Veld with the Bushveld Band

    ℗ 2013 Essential World Masters

    Released on: 2013-07-20

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  • Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band with Miranda Pretty Kitty South Africa folk music

    3:09

    Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band with Miranda Pretty Kitty (1946) South Africa folk music

  • Siembaba

    1:21

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    Siembaba · Josef Marais

    Songs from the Veld

    ℗ 2010 Smith & Co

    Released on: 2010-12-27

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