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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
We-we-Mame | Southern African

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ILAM

Song of distress from the play "Chief above and Chief below". Further details refer ILAM record number AC0004

Hugh Tracy (Composer)
King Edward Masinga (Composer)
Zulu Radio Choir (Performer)

1943-12-20 Choral music | Distress | Durban | ILAM | KwaZulu-Natal | Masinga,King Edward | Natal | Play | Song | South Africa | Southern African | Tracey, Hugh | Unaccompanied | Zulu | Zulu Radio Choir
Webemba mt0to washio matata |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number TP0517-ABC12481

Composer not specified
Losta Abelo (Performer)

1900-01-00 Bottle | East African | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Losta Abelo | Song | Swahili | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Wecha kutina |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied Bemba song. Composer not specified. Translated English title - "Leave her if they refuse." Further details refer ILAM record number SABC-HT10A2

Nkonde (Performer)

1942-01-20 Bemba | English | ILAM | Indigenous music | Nkonde | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Tracey, Hugh | Unaccompanied | Zambia
Wenayu sanje |

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ILAM

Humorous song with Tonga men and Karigo lute. Further details refer ILAM field card D2E26

Mwale, M. (Performer)
Maluba Mwale (Performer)

1950-05-29 Chinteche | Folk music | Humorous | ILAM | Indigenous music | Karigo | Lute | Malawi | Mwale,Maluba | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tonga
Wenayu sanje |

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ILAM

Humorous song with Karigo lute. Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP1482

Mwale, M. (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 East African | Humorous | ILAM | Indigenous music | Karigo | Lute | Malawi | Mwale,Maluba | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga
Wenseka cula naiwe ukacula; You will laugh at the frog will suffe |

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ILAM

Concert song with a play on words
Refer ILAM field card C3P13

Bemba men at the Mufulira Mine

1949-07-28 Bemba | Bemba | Concert | frog | ILAM | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | wordplay | Zambia
Were ojuonda |

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ILAM

Song in which performer praises his ability in music. The song is accompanied by string and percussion instruments. Refer ILAM field card D6H15

Odonde Obat (Performer)

1950-09-11 Dholuo | East African | Gara leg rattles | ILAM | Kenya | Odonde Obat | Oduong toe ring | Otieno,Benjamin | praise | Song | Thum eight string lyre
Were |

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ILAM

Tune invoking spiritual world, accompanied on Hosho rattle and Mikwati wenyere panpipes. Refer ILAM field card C6O1

Zaka Shawa

1949-10-13 Duma | Hosho | ILAM | Karanga | Mikwati wenyere | panpipes | Rattle | Song | Songano Mashawi | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | spirits | tune | Zaka Shawa | Zimbabwe
Weyama |

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ILAM

The song is about Weyama who is confident enough to acknowledge his shortcomings. Refer ILAM field card number D6B12

Wanyera Natembla (Performer)

1950-09-05 Central African | Contrition | Gishu | ILAM | Kengele bell | Siilili two string lute | Song | topical | traditional | Uganda | Wanyera Natembla
Widdecombe Fair | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP4067

Andrew Tracey (Performer)
Paul Tracey (Performer)

1900-01-00 England | English | European music | Guitar | ILAM | Song | Southern African | Tracey,Andrew | Tracey,Paul
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