Following the break-up of Juluka, Johnny Clegg released one solo album before forming Savuka in 1986.
The line-up featured Clegg (vocals, guitar and dancing), Solly Letwaba (bass), Steve Mabuso (keyboards), Keith Hutchinson (keyboard, sax), Dudu Zulu (percussion, dancing) and Derek de Beer (drums).
In 1986 they released the single “Asimbonanga” which was also included on the “Giyani” EP of the same year.
They released four studio albums: Third World Child (1987), Shadow Man (1988), Cruel, Crazy Beautiful World (1989) and Heat, Dust and Dreams (1993).
Achieved considerable success in Europe and France in particular. Clegg dissolved the group after the death of Dudu Zulu.