Anton Goosen
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Father of Afrikaans rock

Anton Goosen is a South African musician and songwriter. He became a pivotal figure in Afrikaans music and is generally regarded as the father of Afrikaans Rock.

Goosen is noted for two films for which he wrote music and directed: 'n Brief vir Simone (1980) and Sing vir die Harlekyn (1980). He wrote the theme music for Die Laaste Tango (2013), 'n Pawpaw vir my Darling (2016) and Siembamba (2017).

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Singles

  • "Trompie" (1980) Theme from the TV Series 'Trompie'
  • "Boy Van Die Suburbs" (1981)
  • "'n Brief Vir Simone" (1981) Theme from the film of the same name
  • "Deurdruk Dag Toe" (1981)
  • "Baai Baai Bokkie" (1983)

Albums

  • Boy Van Die Suburbs (1979)
  • 2de Laan 58 (1980)
  • Liedjieboer (1980)
  • Jors Troelie (1981)
  • Lappiesland (1985)
  • Liedjieboer In Die Stad/City (1986)
  • Winde Van Verandering (1988)
  • Danzer (1992)
  • Riviersonderend - 21 Greatest Hits (1994)
  • Bushrock (Of A White Kaffir In Africa) (1996)
  • Putonnerwater (1999)
  • 'n Vis Innie Bos (2001)
  • Anton en Vrinne Live in die Staatsteater 2003
  • Die Groen Blomme-projek 2005
  • 33 A-sides (Grootste treffers) 2008
  • 33 B-sides (getye van verandering) 2008
  • 33 Sea-sides (om te rock 'n roll) 2008
  • Volledig Vol 1 2014
  • Volledig Vol 2 2015
  • Volledig Vol 3 2016
  • Love Songs 2016
  • Padkos 2017

Appears On

  • Muses Op Besoek
  • Alternatief Op Sy Beste
  • Glenys Lynn Treffers
  • Jy Is My Liefling
  • Houtstok Rockfees
  • Die Beste Afrikaanse Album
  • Om Te Breyten
  • Geraas Musiek Toekennings
  • Vloek Van Die Kitaar

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