Simon ‘Chopper’ Chimbetu
& the Orchestra Dendera Kings
Survival
Gramma Records 1997

Simon Chimbetu ( 23 September 1955 – 14 August 2005)
was a Zimbabwean guitarist, vocalist and composer. He
was the founding member of his band Orchestra Dendera
KIngs. He was known by many stage names, including ‘Chopper’,
‘Mr. Visco… read more..

Discogs
Boterekwa 1989
John Chibadura, Kurera 1985

01 – Pane asipo
02 – Sawara
03 – Hapana chandatadza
04 – Simba nederere
05 – African girl
06 – Vana vaye

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4 thoughts on “Simon ‘Chopper’ Chimbetu
& the Orchestra Dendera Kings
Survival
Gramma Records 1997

  1. I really enjoyed their previous entry (as well as the bands name – the Marxist brothers) so really looking forward to another Zimbabwean posting by this combo.

  2. After a thorough listening I give it the Siskel and Ebert two thumbs up. Nice to hear something from Zimbabwe again.

    • ..after reading his Wiki-page it seems this
      album, or part of it, is somehow controversial.
      Simon led a turbulent life, being imprisoned
      and all, still fascinating music ..

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