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Piet Botha
Jan Skopgraaf

Jan Skopgraaf


  1. Jan Skopgraaf [4.07]
  2. Haiku Vir Rooijan [4.30]
  3. Blues Vir Louise [4.49]
  4. Loftus Versfeld [4.08]
  5. KankerreŽn [4.21]
  6. SlawereŽn [3.25]
  7. Allesverloren [3.24]
  8. Van Tonder deel II [4.39]
  9. Boomstraat [3.06]
  10. Laat Die Wiele Rol [5.20]
  11. Riemtelegram [4.06]

All songs composed by Piet Botha except "SlawereŽn" by Valiant Swart and "Boomstraat" (Traditional, arr. Piet Botha).

Click on song titles for lyrics.


  • Piet Botha: vocals, guitars, harmonica, piano
  • Johnathan Martin: guitars, cello, vocals
  • Tertius du Plessis: bass
  • Paul van de Waal: drums

  • Brenda Pieterse: vocals
  • Simon Orange: Hammond organ
  • Anri Serfontein: violin

Release information:

November 1999, Wildebeest Records, WILD 019

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Ross Campbell from Open Record

This album stands out as one of the better Afrikaans recordings I've heard to date. A very straight forward middle of the road rock / blues production, but at least they got it right. All the instruments sound nice and full, warm and well played especially the piano. I have no idea what he's singing about, but I think it has to do with trains, graves and the history of our country. Piet reminds me a lot of Dire Straits without the brilliant guitar or Tom Petty without the voice.


  • Wheel Of Fortune (single)
  • Bushrock 1
  • Horings Op Die Stoep (EP)
  • Jack Of All Trades
  • The Judas Chapter
  • Ghosts On The Wind
  • Death Of A Gypsy
  • Suitcase Vol Winter
  • Jan Skopgraaf
  • Anthology
  • Bootleg (live)
  • Die Hits
  • Die Mamba
  • Live At The Nile (live)
  • The Pilgrim
  • TuksFM Sessions
  • Highway 13

  • Piet Botha The Early Years
    (Raven, Wildebeest)
  • Piet Botha Solo
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