East Coast Radio Presenters bid farewell to music legend Johnny Clegg

East Coast Radio Presenters bid farewell to music legend Johnny Clegg

The Presenters of KZN's No.1 Hit Music Station expressed their sadness at the loss of musician legend, Johnny Clegg. 

Darren Maule and Johnny Clegg / Instagram
Darren Maule and Johnny Clegg / Instagram

He's iconic and truly one of a kind. Johnny Clegg was one of those musicians that brought South Africans together through the power of his music. 

READ: South African music legend Johnny Clegg dies, aged 66

News surfaced on Tuesday evening that Clegg passed away at the age of 66 following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Our Newswatch team reported that Clegg’s manager, friend and family spokesperson, Roddy Quin confirmed the news of his passing in a statement.

Clegg retired back in 2017 after nearly four decades of music that challenged South Africa's apartheid regime and promoted racial reconciliation.

In addition to the flood of tributes from friends, family and fans, a few of our Presenters took to their social media accounts to expresses sadness over the passing of this legend. 

ALSO: Johnny Clegg bids fans goodbye as he retires

Check some of their messages below:

East Coast Breakfast's Darren Maule 

East Coast Breakfast's Keri Miller 

View this post on Instagram

#RIPJohnnyClegg #JohnnyClegg #savuka #asimbonanga #madiba 😭♥️ Here is the ENGLISH translation of... Asimbonanga – Johnny Clegg & Savuka Album: Best of Live: At the Nelson Mandela Theatre Asimbonanga (We have not seen him) Asimbonang’ uMandela thina (We have not seen Mandela) Laph’ekhona (In the place where he is) Laph’ehleli khona (In the place where he is kept) Oh the sea is cold and the sky is grey Look across the Island into the Bay We are all islands till comes the day We cross the burning water Chorus…. A seagull wings across the sea Broken silence is what I dream Who has the words to close the distance Between you and me Chorus…. Steve Biko, Victoria Mxenge Neil Aggett Asimbonanga Asimbonang ‘umfowethu thina (we have not seen our brother) Laph’ekhona (In the place where he is) Laph’wafela khona (In the place where he died) Hey wena (Hey you!) Hey wena nawe (Hey you and you as well) Siyofika nini la’ siyakhona (When will we arrive at our destination)

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