‘Graceland’ Guitarist And Arranger Ray Phiri Dies, Age 70

Guitarist Ray Phiri on stage with his band Stimela in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2007.

The South African guitarist and vocalist was best known in the U.S. for his collaboration with Paul Simon on the iconic album Graceland — but at home, he was a jazz fusion star.

(Image credit: Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

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