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Monday, 13 September 2010

Magic - Ahmed Pochee (Ryklif), 1956-1995

Frienchy (sometime Haroun Dadabhay) taught Magic and I (how) to play The House of The Rising Sun on the guitar; we were fifteen.

The three of us would jam on it daily at one stage, after school at flat 503, my ma's blom-spot.

The song was a Makhosa House special too, Dynamos' Club, a little young to attend we, but still did

Magic had a huge impact -- on me, and just about everyone who knew him, growing up; apart from possessing the gift of laughter  -- at everything -- he'd always be singing...

...could never catch (up with) him; no one could, but (finally) did death...