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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Luka ripe nafasi gwana |

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ILAM

Dance song accompanied by the guitars, mandoline and double bass. Refer ILAM field card number D7R3

Rhythm Experts Band (Performer)
Leader Joseph Silasi (Performer)

1950-10-17 dance | Double Bass | East African | Guitar | ILAM | Kenya | Male singing | Mandoline | Popular | Rhythm Experts Band | Silasi,Joseph | Song | Swahili
Makwaya |

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ILAM

Marabi town dance song for men and women, accompanied by the guitar. Refer ILAM field card DC10

Midian Ncube (Composer/Performer)

1950-05-01 dance | Guitar | ILAM | Marabi | men and women | Ncube,Midian | Ndebele | Popular | singing | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | urban | Zimbabwe | Zulu
Malandro |

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ILAM

Song performed on guitars, mandoline and drums. The English title is The bad man. Refer ILAM field card number D8H6

Group Manjacaziana (Performer)
Leader Moises Ribeiro Manjati (Composer/Performer)

1950-11-01 dance | Drum | Group Manjacaziana | Guitar | ILAM | Males singing | Manda | Mandoline | Manjati,Moises Ribeiro | Mozambique | Popular | Portuguese | Portuguese East Africa | Southern African | urban
Meu amor era aviado |

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ILAM

Rumba dance performed on guitar and banjo. Refer ILAM field card number D8H2

Group Manjacaziana (Performer)
Leader Moises Ribeiro Manjati (Composer/Performer)

1950-11-02 Bass Drum | dance | Group Manjacaziana | Guitar | ILAM | Mandoline | Manjati,Moises Ribeiro | Mozambique | Popular | Portuguese | Portuguese East Africa | Rumba | Southern African | urban
Mtoki mzuri simwachi |

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ILAM

Town dance with singing and accompanied by guitars, mandoline and a bass drum. ILAM field card number is unknown

Jim B Gondwe (Composer/Performer)
Vijana wa Mbeya (Performer)

1950-00-00 Bass Drum | dance | Guitar | ILAM | Jim B. Gondwe | Malawi | Mandoline | Nguja | Nyasaland | Popular | singing | Southern African | Swahili | town | urban | Vijana wa Mbeya
Myamgowelo |

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ILAM

Lively song accompanied by guitars. Refer ILAM field card number D8G4

Leader Feliciano Gomez (Composer/Performer)
Unidentified others (Performer)

1950-11-01 Chopi | Gomez,Feliciano Muntano | Guitar | ILAM | Male lead singer | Mozambique | Popular | Portuguese East Africa | Song | Southern African | Women chorus
Namba wani |

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ILAM

Marabi town dance song for men and women, accompanied by the guitar. Refer ILAM field card DC8

Midian Ncube (Composer/Performer)

1950-05-01 dance | Guitar | ILAM | Marabi | men and women | Ncube,Midian | Ndebele | Popular | singing | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | urban | Zimbabwe | Zulu
Ndimbiri imene |

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ILAM

Machipo dance song performed by men after hunting. It is unaccompanied. ILAM field card number is unknown

Jaseni Limbani (Composer/Performer)
Dikisoni Mwambesa (Composer/Performer)

1950-00-00 dance | Dikinsoni Malembesa | hunting | ILAM | Jasoni Limbane | Machipo | Malawi | men | Nyanja | Nyasaland | Popular | Song | Southern African | Unaccompanied
Ngoma ya Shirilo |

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ILAM

Song performed by a lead singer and a chorus, with the accompaniment of guitars. The record label calls the song a lament but it is fairly lively. Refer ILAM field card number D8G3

Feliciano Gomez (Composer/Performer)
Unidentified others (Performer)

1950-11-01 Gomez,Feliciano Muntano | Guitar | ILAM | Lead singer and chorus | Makwekwe | Mozambique | Popular | Portuguese East Africa | Song | Southern African | traditional | Tswa
Nimepate mpenzi mtoto mdogo mzuni |

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ILAM

Chipukizi rumba performed on guitar and wind instruments. The song is accompanied by the buzzing sounds of the kazoo whistle. ILAM field card number is unknown

Leader Abdala Ibrahim (Composer/Performer)

1950-00-00 Aerophone | Buzzing timbre | Chipukizi | dance | East African | Flute band | Guitar | Ibrahim,Abdala | ILAM | Instrumental | Kazoo | Popular | Rumba | Swahili | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Whistle
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