Popular music

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Elena Kupita Pa Limbe | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1215

Zomba Youth Club (Performer)

1905-05-05 banjo | Drum | East African | Guitar | ILAM | Maduya,Abisalomo | Malawi | Maonga,Loida | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Popular music | Zomba Youth Club
Emanzimtoti | Southern African

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ILAM

Rumba dance accompanied by various instruments and a choi

William Mseleku
Mseluku and his merrymakers

1960-01-01 Amanzimtoti | dance | Guitar | Humorous | ILAM | Indigenous music | Marabi style | Merrymakers | Mseleku,William | Popular music | Rhythm sticks | Rumba | Saxophone | South Africa | Southern African | Traditional music | Zulu
Emigodini | South African

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ILAM

African jazz music performed by a jazz band.

Grey Mbau
Brown Cool Six

1900-01-00 African Jazz | Brass instruments | Brown Cool Six | Drum set | Grey Mbau | ILAM | Indigenous music | Instrumental | Jazz | Popular music | South Africa | South African | Swing
Emily | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR12242

Bulawayo Sweet Rhythm Band (Performer)
Composer not specified

1905-05-03 Bulawayo Sweet Rhythm Band | Guitar | ILAM | Ndebele | Popular music | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Vocal | Zimbabwe
Emva Paya | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR0839

Imvumi Zesizwe (Performer)
The National Singers (Performer)
Composer not specified

1955-00-00 Cape | Ciskei | Clapping | Eastern Cape | ILAM | Imvumi Zesizwe | Piano | Popular music | South Africa | Southern African | The National Singers | Transkei | Vocal | Xhosa
Enkoko yange kitembe | Central African

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ILAM

Topical song accompanied by various string instruments. The translated title is "The chicken and the eggs". Same as CR0141-XYZ5299. Further details refer ILAM field card number D5I5

Matia Kaberuka
Western Province Demonstration Team

1950-08-17 banjo | Central African | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mandoline | Matia Kaberuka | Nkole | Nyoro | Popular music | Song | topical | Traditional music | Uganda | Western Province Demonstration Team
Essence ya Guitare | Central African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recordings) number: CR1135

Oroclos Ombiza Charles (Performer)
Oroclos Ombiza Charles (Composer)

1905-05-09 Central African | Central African Republic | Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Guitar | ILAM | Ombiza,Charles | Oroclos | Popular music | Struck bottle | Swahili | Topical song | Vocal
Essie Nana | West African

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ILAM

High life dance music, performed on various instruments

ET Mensah's Tempos Band (Performer)

1958-00-00 Big band music style | Brass instruments | Clave rhythm | dance | Drum set | Fante | Ghana | Guitar | High Life | ILAM | Instrumental | Mensah,E.T. | Percusssion instruments | Popular music | Rhythm sticks | Tempos Band | West African
Ewe Mwajuma Wani-Kataa | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recording) number: CR076

Sunderland String Band (Performer)
Bwagajuga, M. (Performer - singer)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 Bwagajuga,Mohamedi A. | Dance Band | Dance song | East African | Guitar | ILAM | Kazoo | Kenya | Mandoline | Mellito,Louis | Nguja | Popular music | Stick | Sunderland String Band | Swahili | Swahili rumba | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Vocal
Ewe Mwajuma Wani-Kataa | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record (commercial recording) number: CR0400

Sunderland String Band (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 banjo | Dance song | East African | Guitar | ILAM | Kazoo | Kenya | Mandoline | Mellito,Louis | Nguja | Popular music | Stick | Sunderland String Band | Swahili | Swahili rumba | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Vocal
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