Popular music

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Titlesort icon Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Zuwa Rachona | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recording) number: CR099

Umtali Chipisa Band (Performer)
Composer not specified

1954-00-00 Band music | Chikunda | Dance music | Drum | Guitar | ILAM | Popular music | Saxophone | Sena | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Umtali Chipisa Band | Zimbabwe
Zumbu dia mankondo | Central African

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ILAM

Dance song accompanied by various instruments.

Wakwana Gerard
John Ouwerx

1900-01-00 Belgian Congo | Central African | Clave rhythm | Congo | dance | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Drum | Ensemble Lolaka | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Ouwerx,John | Popular music | Rhythm on bottle | Rhythm sticks | Scraper | Song | Wakwana Gerard
Zipina i Bees | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR0840

Imvumi Zesizwe (Performer)
The National Singers (Performer)
Molefe, B. (Composer)

1955-00-00 Cape | Ciskei | Eastern Cape | ILAM | Imvumi Zesizwe | Molefe,B. | Piano | Popular music | South Africa | Southern African | The National Singers | Topical song | Transkei | Vocal | Xhosa
Zimajuma | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR0762

The Natal Champions (Performer)
Composer not specified

1948-00-00 Guitar | ILAM | KwaZulu-Natal | Marabi dance | Natal | Natal Champions | Popular music | South Africa | Southern African | Town dance | Vocal | Zulu | Zululand
Zawela Mantaba | Southern African

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ILAM

Ndlamu dance song accompanied by the concertina. The translated title is "A man sings about a young child".

Mameyigudi
Luhlanya

1960-01-01 Choir | concertina | dance | ILAM | Indigenous music | Luhlanya | Mameyigudi | Ndlamu | Popular music | Song | South Africa | Southern African | Spoken introduction | Traditional music | Zulu
You say you not want me again | West African

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ILAM

Calypso dance song performed by a small band of musicians

Calender (Performer)
Maringar Band (Performer)

1958-00-00 Calendar | Call and response | Calypso | Creole | dance | Drum | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Man singing | Maringar Band | Popular music | Rhythmic beats on bottle | Sierra Leone | Song | West African
You are mine | Caribbean

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ILAM

Calypso dance performed on steel pans. The group are the winners of the Trinidad Musical Festival and Competition of 1952. Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1003

The Boys Town Steel Orchestra (Performer)

1900-01-00 Boys Town Steel Orchestra | Calypso | Caribbean | Creole | dance | ILAM | love | Popular music | Steel pans | Traditional music | Trinidad
Yinindaba Wena, My boy | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1225

George Sibanda

1905-05-04 Gauteng | Guitar | ILAM | Ndebele | Northern Transvaal | Popular music | Sibanda, George | South Africa | Southern African | Vocal | Zimbabwe | Zulu
Yiniloku | Southern African

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ILAM

Mbube style dance song accompanied by the piano. The translated title is "Love, what is that"? Further details refer ILAM field card number DC46

The Natal Champions (Performer)

1948-00-00 Call and response | dance | ILAM | Isicathamiya | love | Mbube | Natal Champions | Part-singing | Piano | Popular music | South Africa | Southern African | Zulu
Yimbi indawo | Southern African

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ILAM

Rumba dance song accompanied by various instruments

William Mseleku
Mseluku and his merrymakers

1960-01-01 dance | Drum | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Merrymakers | Mseleku,William | Popular music | Rhythm sticks | Rumba | Saxophone | South Africa | Southern African | Traditional music | Vocal group | Zulu
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