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Famous Bands from South Africa

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List of famous South African bands, groups, and solo musicians, listed by popularity with photos when available. These popular bands from South Africa come from a number of different musical genres, including rock, pop, metal, electronic, jam, punk and acoustic. These might not necessarily be the best South African bands, but this list contains a majority of the greatest bands from South Africa. Music lovers who are looking for new music to listen to can use this list of talented South African musicians to discover some great new bands and artists.

List bands include Zain Bhikha, Ard Matthews and many more.

This list answers the questions, "Which bands are from South Africa?" and "Which bands are popular in South Africa?"
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Peter Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Dave Matthews is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Jean Grae is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Yolandi Visser is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Trevor Rabin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Steven Van Zandt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Hugh Masekela is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Miriam Makeba is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Shaun Morgan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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DJ SFR is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Tammin Sursok is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Ashton Nyte is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Brenda Fassie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Lee Brilleaux is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Lindley Evans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Louis Moholo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Thomas Rajna is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Bakithi Kumalo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Isador Goodman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Basil Rathbone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Brenton Brown is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Glynis Johns is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Sid James is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Nelson Mandela is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa
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Letta Mbulu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bands from South Africa