Posts Tagged "Solomon Linda"

Prof Dean on KayaFm discuss Mbube legacy

Posted on May 2, 2018

Prof Dean on KayaFm discuss Mbube legacy

Prof Owen Dean discussed the case of Mbube (The Lion Sleeps Tonight) by Solomon Linda on Kaya FM. You can listen to the interview...

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Radio Interviews with Prof Dean on “Awakening The Lion” – Listen Here

Posted on Feb 12, 2013

Radio Interviews with Prof Dean on “Awakening The Lion” – Listen Here

Following the publication of Prof Owen Dean’s latest book, “Awakening The Lion – The Case Of The Lion Sleeps Tonight” by Tafelberg, and the University’s subsequent press release (available here), our incumbent chair of IP has been inundated with requests for an interview with him from various members of the media. It is not surprising that this unique book, and the internationally headlining story it recounts, would attract widespread interest – least of all from South African radio. It is, after all, a proudly South African story about the worldwide...

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“Awakening The Lion” – Portraying The Tip Of The Iceberg

Posted on Feb 1, 2013

“Awakening The Lion” – Portraying The Tip Of The Iceberg

Professor Owen Dean’s much anticipated book, “Awaking the Lion – The case of The Lion Sleeps Tonight” has been published by Tafelberg Publishers. It takes the form of a so-called “short” book and is only available electronically as an e-book from Amazon, Kobo, Kalahari and Leisure Books. The book tells the story behind the story of a copyright saga that made international headlines, and gives Prof Dean’s first-person account of the pioneering and proudly South African case that made legal history. It deals with the saga of the song, Mbube, which later became the...

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NEW eBOOK: “Awakening The Lion” by Owen Dean

Posted on Jan 22, 2013

NEW eBOOK: “Awakening The Lion” by Owen Dean

The CIP is proud to announce the publication of Prof Dean’s latest book, “Awakening The Lion – The Case of The Lion Sleeps Tonight” by Tafelberg Publishers. This book tells the story behind the story of a copyright saga that made international headlines and features Prof Dean’s first-person account of the pioneering and proudly South African case that made legal history. Background: After Solomon Linda, a struggling South African musician, composed what became the world-renowned song The Lion Sleeps Tonight (originally called Mbube), Linda signed away his...

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