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Re: What song reminds you of Kruger

Unread postby picnic » Thu Aug 30, 2012 10:35 am

Tree Little Birds. Bob Marley. This is one song I always hear in my thoughts when there is a bird on the doorstep early in the morning. :wink:

"Don't worry about a thing,
'Cause every little thing gonna be all right.
Singin': "Don't worry about a thing,
'Cause every little thing gonna be all right!"

Rise up this mornin',
Smiled with the risin' sun,
Three little birds
Pitch by my doorstep
Singin' sweet songs
Of melodies pure and true,
Sayin', ("This is my message to you-ou-ou:")

Singin': "Don't worry 'bout a thing,
'Cause every little thing gonna be all right."
Singin': "Don't worry (don't worry) 'bout a thing,
'Cause every little thing gonna be all right!"

But I would say Summer Holiday by Cliff Richards reminds me of Kruger. :thumbs_up:

We're all going on a summer holiday
no more working for a week or two.
Fun and laughter on our summer holiday,
no more worries for me or you,
for a week or two.

We're going where the sun shines brightly
we're going where the sea is blue.
we've all seen it on the movies,
now let's see if it's true.

Everybody has a summer holiday
doin' things they always wanted to
So we're going on a summer holiday,
to make our dreams come true
for me and you.
for me and you.
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Re: What song reminds you of Kruger

Unread postby Dupacc » Thu Aug 30, 2012 2:51 pm

"Take me where the sun is shining" - Coleske
"Africa" - Toto
"Spirit of a great heart" -Johnny Clegg

"Spirit of a great heart" also reminds me of the famous Jock of the Bushveld and my late grandfather who knew Jock's owner and used to entertain us with stories about one of the legends of KNP and the Bushveld. I was also fortunate enough to own a Staffordshire terrier that was a cousin to the one used in the Jock of the Bushveld -film where Jonathan Rands played the role of Percy Fitzpatrick.

Thus a double reminder with one song.
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I will join in the song, because I know why I sing. Soli Deo Gloria

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Re: What song reminds you of Kruger

Unread postby Bennievis » Fri Aug 31, 2012 12:51 pm

The long march - Vangelis

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Re: What song reminds you of Kruger

Unread postby rufie » Wed Sep 12, 2012 3:34 pm

Circle of life from Elton John (soundtrack of lion king)

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Re: What song reminds you of Kruger

Unread postby Graham_5000 » Wed Sep 12, 2012 3:52 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WygHQwHHIsQ

Cannot find the recording I like which has a singer with a better voice in my opinion, but I listened to this after exiting the park last month!


Despite being not a song and referring to a few animals not in Kruger:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LOFhsksAYw
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Re: What song reminds you of Kruger

Unread postby Grantmissy » Wed May 29, 2013 7:56 am

Lately the song Drive by REM, as in getting up very early – no need for an alarm then, pack the car and start driving before the crack of dawn to Kruger :) 8)
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Re: What song reminds you of Kruger

Unread postby Carol g » Wed May 29, 2013 8:02 am

Oh what a beautiful morning, oh what a beautiful day, I've got a wonderful feeling, everything's going my way.
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Re: What song reminds you of Kruger

Unread postby spargish » Wed May 29, 2013 10:07 am

There are a couple for me
Definitely Die Heuwels Fantasties - Klein Tamboti Boom
A couple Johnny Clegg- Scatterlings of Africa, December African Rain and Cruel Crazy Beautiful World
and Any Cat Stevens song
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Re: What song reminds you of Kruger

Unread postby Ifubesi » Wed May 29, 2013 10:17 am

Any song of Johnny Clegg and Jaluka/Suvuka.
Also, the Into the Wild movie soundtrack performed by Eddie Vedder (of Pearl Jam fame).
I always listen to these 2 CDs in my car as the N4 descends down into the lowveld near Machadodorp. This sets the scene for the coming visit to Kruger. Once I reach the gate, its no more radio untill I return to civilization.
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Re: What song reminds you of Kruger

Unread postby NJVermaak » Wed May 29, 2013 11:02 am

Tot Die Son UItkom - Van Coke Kartel
Klein Tambotiboom - Die Heuwels Fantasties
Kaalvoet - Robbie Wessels
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Re: What song reminds you of Kruger

Unread postby Riaanf31 » Wed May 29, 2013 1:25 pm

I've just read through this thread and listened to the mentioned songs that I could find on the web. It has made for one of the best lunch breaks I've ever had. I so miss Afrika right now. Days like this the wet UK summers do seem like punishment if I think of formative years in Cape Town and holidays spent in the bush veld.

My Kruger song is a bit weird. It's called Monster by The Automatic, but replace monster in the chorus with vulture. We sing it when ever we see vultures circling:

What's that coming over the hill
Is it a vulture? Is it a vulture?
What's that coming over the hill
Is it a vulture? Is it a vulture?
What's that coming over the hill
Is it a vulture? Is it a vulture?
What's that coming over the hill?

I'm humming the tune right now. :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: Oh how I love the Sanparks Forum.
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Re: What song reminds you of Kruger

Unread postby dellac » Wed May 29, 2013 1:35 pm

Under African Skies ..... By Paul Simon :thumbs_up:
But we do sing ( rather a lot) .... Nellie the Elephant :whistle: :whistle:

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Re: What song reminds you of Kruger

Unread postby AndreaB » Thu May 30, 2013 12:52 pm

Shakira's This Time for Africa - when it is not too long til our annual trip and I am sitting in an overfilled train with grey skies and snow on the ground outside it puts a big old smile on my face :-)

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Re: What song reminds you of Kruger

Unread postby Gilbertr14 » Mon Jun 03, 2013 8:47 am

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Re: What song reminds you of Kruger

Unread postby NetEk » Mon Jun 03, 2013 3:38 pm

Right now........ :think: Driving music:

A- is vir asseblief dis beter as steal. - Steve Hoffmeyers (Laaitjie en Ladies the kids cd) Please don't ask it's a mommy thing (and I hate the man)

Koos kombuis - elke boemelaar se droom CD (if the kids are not in the car :w:)
Dan Patlansky is soon to be my new CD for the road.
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