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Ex-Bhundu Boys' Rise Kagona on healing wounds with music

10 October 2012 Last updated at 21:20 BST

Rise Kagona is a real music legend. He is the founder, lead guitarist and only remaining member of the mega successful Zimbabwean rock band The Bhundu Boys.

Their mix of Zimbabwean rhythms with Congolese rhumba gave rise to a style they called jit jive.

Their success paved the way for other African groups to make it into Europe and the US.

They enjoyed a fantastic profile - with international hits and stadium tours - and also had their share of personal tragedy.

Recently, Rise Kagona played with his new band in London and the BBC Africa's Lewis Machipisa went to see him.

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