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Eddy Grant

Gimme Hope Jo'anna

  • Pop
  • Musical
  • Reggae
  • Dance
  • Space
song from
  • 1988
  • 1948
  • 1979
  • 1982
  • 1971

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“Gimme Hope Jo’anna” is a song originally by Eddy Grant, a well-known anti-apartheid reggae anthem from the 1980s, during apartheid in South Africa. The song was banned by the South African government when it was released. It reached #7 in the UK Singles Chart, becoming his first Top 10 hit for more than five years. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Gimme hope, Jo'anna ... Hope, Jo'anna

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