Pindula:Weekly featured article/May 2015, Week 22
Leonard Dembo "Musoro Wenyoka" is one of the most celebrated music icons in Zimbabwe. Dembos's music career is extra ordinary in so many respects such as his guitar skills and powerful social commentary in his lyrical content.
One of tthe most celebrated timeless hits that gave Dembo legendary status include Chitekete and Mutadzi ngaaregererwe, Shiri yakangwara and Vhenenzia. His legacy still lives on as the bulk of his songs are still played on many functions and gatherings. Aguably one of Dembo's best songs Chitekete, was played at Miss Universe, a feat yet to be repliated by any local musician. .
It is also said that Dembo never wrote down lyrics to his songs, he would just memorise them before going on to record them making him a very unique musician. His sons Tendai Dembo and Morgan Dembo have tried to fill in their father's shoes but they have nonetheless fallen short of their father's distinguished career.
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