Sessions & Collaborations

Piet Botha was a great collaborator and enjoyed being involved with other artist’s recordings. Here is a list of other artist’s albums that Piet has appeared on, including the tracks that he was involved in.

Danzer – Anton Goosen

Danzer - Anton Goosen
Danzer – Anton Goosen
Tracks: The Road / Liefde Buite Die Seisoen

Release info: 1992, GMP, CDHUL40288

Piet was ghitarist in my Bushrockband op die Danzer toer in ’93, en hy was ‘n absolute steunpilaar, hy het letterlik klippe uit die pad gerol. “Laat die pyn deur jou vingers vloei, my bra” was sy woorde op daardie toer. — Anton Goosen, February 2006

Elke Boemelaar se Droom – Koos Kombuis

Elke Boemelaar se Droom - Koos Kombuis
Elke Boemelaar se Droom – Koos Kombuis
Tracks: Prayer for Port St Johns / Voete van Johannesburg

Release info: 1994, Gallo, CDGMP 40452

My gunstelling hier is die bekfluitjie-solo van Piet Botha op die liedjie ‘Prayer for Port St. Johns’. He also sang some lines on a song called ‘Voete van Johannesburg’” — Koos Kombuis, January 2002.

WingerdRock 1: Songs Uit Die Bos – Various Artists

WingerdRock 1 - Songs Uit Die Bos - Various Artists
WingerdRock 1: Songs Uit Die Bos – Various Artists
Track: Sodom and Gomorra – The Valiant Swart Band
(Piet “Jack Hammer” Botha plays harmonica)

Release info: 1997, Trippy Grape, TRIP001

‘n Bietjie Dieper… – Gabi Le Roux

'n Bietjie Dieper... - Gabi Le Roux
‘n Bietjie Dieper… – Gabi Le Roux
Tracks: Gister se Somer (Piet Botha plays harmonica and wrote the lyrics) / Ma se Gebede (Piet wrote the lyrics)

Release info: 1997, EMI, CDEMCJ(WL)5729

Trip – Is

Trip - Is
Trip – Is
Tracks: Peace, Love, Dove / For Annette (1998 recording) (with Johnathan Martin) / Dolphin Waters / Hammer Interlude / The Game (1998 recording) (with Johnathan Martin)

Release info: 1999, Pyp Musiek, SMPYP005
Album by Francois Scheepers & Niel van der Spuy.
These versions of ‘For Annette’ & ‘The Game’ were released on ‘Bootleg‘ in 2001.

Die Mooiste Love Songs van Koos Kombuis

Die Mooiste Love Songs van Koos Kombuis
Die Mooiste Love Songs van Koos Kombuis
Tracks: Prayer for Port St Johns / Die Gypsey In Jou Oë

Release info: 1999, Wildebeest, WILD014
Piet Botha plays harmonica on ‘Prayer for Port St Johns’. ‘Die Gypsey In Jou Oë’  was originally released (as ‘Gipsy In Jou Oë’) on ‘‘n Suitcase Vol Winter

Anton & Vrinne & Die Bushrockband – Live In Die Staatsteater

Anton & Vrinne & Die Bushrockband
Anton & Vrinne & Die BushrockbandLive In Die Staatsteater
Track: Winde Van Verandering – Piet Botha with Fred Koch on organ

Release info: November 2003, Gallo, CDRPM1833
A double live CD of Anton Goosen with the Bushrockband and his many musical friends. Performed live at The State Theatre, 26 August 2003.

Sweet Voodoo –  Southern Gypsey Queen

Sweet Voodoo -  Southern Gypsey Queen
Sweet Voodoo –  Southern Gypsey Queen
Tracks: Souls Of Africa / Running On Empty (Piet Botha plays piano)
Release info: February 2005, Wolmer Records, F1000504

Working with Piet on our Sweet Voodoo album and being able to draw from his very deep well of wisdom was an incredible experience. – Gareth Wilson, February 2006

In Die Arms Van Die Nag – Bacchus Nel

In Die Arms Van Die Nag - Bacchus Nel
In Die Arms Van Die Nag – Bacchus Nel
Tracks: Piet Botha plays guitar, piano and harmonica on all tracks.

Release info: April 2005, Wolmer Records, R2000652

Tussen Die Duiwel En Die Diep Blou See – Bea van der Vyver

Tussen Die Duiwel En Die Diep Blou See - Bea van der Vyver
Tracks: London-Sentraal (guest vocals by Piet Botha) / Sky (harmonica by Piet Botha)

Release info: January 2006, Bowline BO105TC

Good Girls Like Good Music – Gordon’s Suitcase

Good Girls Like Good Music - Gordon's Suitcase
Good Girls Like Good Music – Gordon’s Suitcase
Track: Riders On The Storm (The Doors song, listed as ‘Riders’)
Vocals, keyboards & guitar by Piet Botha

Release info: August 2006, Wolmer, WOL038

Beenkamers en Gange – Kabous Verwoed

Beenkamers en Gange - Kabous Verwoed
Beenkamers en Gange – Kabous Verwoed
Tracks: Reno, Gauteng (harmonica & guitar by Piet Botha) / Piet Botha Kamer (includes a brief snippet of Piet Botha’s ‘Warm Heuning’ from ‘Die Mamba)

Release info: November 2006

Roots en Boots – Beeskraal

Roots en Boots - Beeskraal
Roots en Boots – Beeskraal
Track: Sien Jou Weer (guest vocals by Piet Botha)

Release info: 2008, Electromode
Original version released on ‘‘n Suitcase Vol Winter‘ by Piet Botha

Silverton Swamp Songs – The Black Cat Bones

Silverton Swamp Songs - The Black Cat Bones
Silverton Swamp Songs – The Black Cat Bones
Track: 100 Soldiers
This track was re-recorded in 2018 for the “Here Is A Knife” album, and Piet played on that version as well.

Release info: June 2009
Piet plays piano – Andre Kriel, July 2020

Strab Colab – Various Artists

Strab Colab - Various Artists
Strab Colab – Various Artists
Tracks: Die Heks Is Dood (multi-lingual version) – Piet Botha (Afrikaans vocals & acoustic guitar) / Irreplaceable – Donovan Borne (harmonica by Piet Botha)

Release info: 2010
Thanks to Conrad Jamneck for cover image and info.
‘Die Heks Is Dood’ was re-recorded in 2011 by Piet Botha and released on ‘Spookpsalms‘.

Manifesto – Tidal Waves

Manifesto - Tidal Waves
Manifesto – Tidal Waves
Track: Geypsey’s Lament (guest vocals by Piet Botha)

Release info: June 2011, Southern Pulse, 13632
Original version (as ‘Gypsy’s Lament’) released on ‘Death Of A Gypsy‘ by Jack Hammer.

Das Lied von der Käuflichkeit des Menschen – The Song of Human Venality – Black Rock Sheep Konspiracy

Das Lied von der Käuflichkeit des Menschen - The Song of Human Venality Black Rock Sheep Konspiracy
Das Lied von der Käuflichkeit des Menschen – The Song of Human Venality – Black Rock Sheep Konspiracy
Track: Das Lied von der Käuflichkeit des Menschen – The Song of Human Venality
(duet vocals, piano by Piet Botha)

Release info: June 2013
Unique multi-lingual song, recorded with the South African Blues-Rock legends Piet Botha, Akkedis and the German Freygang Band during their Black Sheep Rockonspiracy tour from Mozambique to Cape Town in June 2013 at the Peace of Eden studio in South Africa.

Ingrid Jonker: Die Kind Is Nog Jonger – Various Artists

Ingrid Jonker: Die Kind Is Nog Jonger - Various Artists
Ingrid Jonker: Die Kind Is Nog Jonger – Various Artists
Track: Aan Uys Krige – Daniel Eeeuwrick (harmonica by Piet Botha)

Release info: 2016, Flamedrop Productions & Sound Action Promotions, FDROP #2 (CD), FDROP #3 (vinyl)
Thanks to Ernesto Garcia Marques for info.

Here Is A Knife –  The Black Cat Bones

Here Is A Knife -  The Black Cat Bones
Here Is A Knife –  The Black Cat Bones
Track: 100 Soldiers (Revisited)

Release info: 16 November 2018
Piet plays piano – Andre Kriel, July 2020

Anton Goosen – 40 Jaar: Liedjieboer Innie Langpad

Anton Goosen - 40 Jaar: Liedjieboer Innie Langpad
Anton Goosen – 40 Jaar: Liedjieboer Innie Langpad
Track: The Road – Anton Goosen & Piet Botha
Release info: 2019, Anton Goosen
Originally released on Anton Goosen’s ‘Danzer’ in 1992.
 
 

Die Wasgoedlyn, Vol. 1

 
Die Wasgoedlyn, Vol. 1
Die Wasgoedlyn, Vol. 1
Tracks: Bitterfontein – Die Wasgoedlyn & Piet Botha / Groot Verlange – Die Wasgoedlyn & Piet Botha
Release info: 2020, Wasgoedlyn Musiek
Die Wasgoedlyn Sessions

Die Wasgoedlyn, Vol. 3

Die Wasgoedlyn, Vol. 3
Die Wasgoedlyn, Vol. 3
Track: Sien Jou Weer – Die Wasgoedlyn, Akkedis & Piet Botha
Release info: 2020, Wasgoedlyn Musiek
Die Wasgoedlyn Sessions