Searching for Jagari


We were in the lobby, lingering over breakfast. “Not to be nosy,” the worker said. “But I saw your map. Are you here in search of gems?”

The Appendix publishes the story behind my Zamrock story, a chronicle of how we tracked down one of southern Africa’s biggest rock stars of the 1970s. It’s a chronicle of lucky guesses, semi-plausible coincidences, and, unfortunately, lost history. Or, as Egon put it, an, “article about why the Zamrock scene is so damn hard to document.”