Is it possible to feel both awe and respect coupled with complete resentment at the cycle of life? Of course it's possible because that's how I feel. Miriam Makeba collapsed on stage last night in Italy after singing her famous song, 'Pata Pata.' This is her singing 'Pata Pata' in the prime of her life - Brazil, 1968.
This one is dedicated to all of those whose mother's - including those who thought of Miriam Makeba as 'Mama Africa' - have passed on.
WHEN I'VE PASSED ON sung by Miriam Makeba