The RebelsThe Rebels had one of the most dynamic performers as their lead singer, Essop Ganie.The group was one of the most popular bands in Durban and surrounding areas during the hey days of Rock Bands., performing primarily in shows where they were dynamic.The group was progressive. They were the first group in Durban to use wireless microphones which allowed Essop Ganie to wander into the audiences and wow them.They had success in a number of competitions including the South African Rock and Twist Band Contest.
Updated 18 June 2019
The great Essop Ganie, as part of In Formation, sings a medley consisting of Blue Suede Shoes, Help Me Make It Through The Night, Long Tall Sallyand Send Me Some Lovin’
Essop Ganie started his musical career with The Rebels and went on to become one of the great solo performers of his day. He had a magical presence on stage with energetic performances. Later he became a member of InFormation.
Essop Ganie singsChatsworth TrainFrom the CD “Memory of a Lifetime”produced by Jerry Junior