Amanpour and Company

Honoring Saxophone Legend Manu Dibango

Clip: 05/22/2020 | 1m 3s Video has closed captioning.

Among the hundreds of thousands who have died from the coronavirus are music world luminaries Alan Merrill, Ellis Marsalis, and sax legend Manu Dibango -- whose passing deeply affected his good friend Angélique Kidjo. It moved her to give Miriam Makeba’s famous South African hit “Pata Pata” a COVID-themed rewrite. She joins the program to talk about the song -- and her friend.

Aired: 05/22/20

Rating: NR

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